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Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez with supporters on election day in Spain, April 28 2019. His Socialist Party beat several right-wing to maintain its majority in parliament. AP Photo/Bernat Armangue

Spanish voters rebuff radical right — for now

The Socialist Party handily won Spain’s April 28 election, thanks to very high turnout among leftists who feared a return to ultra-right government. Spain had a rightist military regime until 1975.
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez poses with his new cabinet, which has more women than men. AP Photo/Francisco Seco

Spain’s majority-female cabinet embodies women’s global rise to power

Once women gain access to the highest political ranks, their numbers continue to grow, a new study shows. Their presence lays a ‘concrete floor’ of inclusion for future governments to build on.

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