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Spain to hold a general election — again

A rally for the far-right party Vox during the last general election in April in Granada, Spain.

A rally for the far-right party Vox during the last general election in April in Granada, Spain. David Ramos/Getty Images

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Spain is scheduled to hold a general election on Sunday — its fourth in four years. The center-left Socialist Workers’ Party picked up the most seats in Parliament last April, but the party’s leader, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, has not been able to build a coalition necessary to form a government. Since then, political divisions have only grown in the face of a slowing economic growth and a separatist crisis in the region of Catalonia.

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