Right-wingers across Europe have celebrated the success of Spain’s anti-immigration, populist Vox party which came third in the nationwide election race, doubling its previous number of seats.
A surprise surge in seats for Vox has become one of the biggest talking points of the day after the Spanish right-wing party came in third with 52 seats in the 350-seat parliament, up from 24 in April.
The ruling Socialists gained 120 seats while the conservative People’s Party came in second with 88 seats.Shortly after the results were made public, leaders of like-minded parties from Europe rushed to congratulate Vox and its head, Santiago Abascal, on the huge election results.
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