Spain's ruling conservatives win elections, Socialists second: partial results

A Popular Party supporter holds a Spanish flag in front of the party's headquarters in Madrid on December 20, 2015Spain’s ruling conservative Popular Party won the most seats in parliament in a general election Sunday but lost its absolute majority, partial results showed with over 80 percent of votes counted. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party won 122 seats in the 350-seat assembly, the Socialists came in second with 92 seats and new anti-austerity party Podemos and its allies took 68 seats. New centre-right party Ciudadanos obtained 38 seats.

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