The news, in any case, should not be Country Email List surprising, since in Catalonia the PP had been rather a residual political force for some time. Now, the problem for the party led by Pablo Casado is that the ultra-rightists of Vox enter the Country Email List Catalan Parliament with force: with 7.7% and 11 deputies they suddenly become the fourth force. This, in reality, should not be surprising either: since his entry into Spanish politics at the end Country Email List of 2018, the formation of Santiago Abascal has obtained representation in practically all the autonomous communities – in some he supports.
The governments of PP and Ciudadanos, as in Country Email List Madrid and Andalucía– and in November 2019 managed to send 52 deputies to the Cortes in Madrid, becoming the third party with the most representation in the Spanish Country Email List parliament. Being Vox, in the first place, a phenomenon of reaction to the Catalan independence movement, it was expected that it would achieve a more or less similar result in Catalonia as well.anti- immigration Country Email List speech or a protest against the sanitary restrictions that have hit the hotel and restaurant sector hard. This is a fact to take into account.
Since the far-right party had not been Country Email List able to conquer voters among precarious workers and penetrate popular neighborhoods in the rest of Spain, where its electorate comes more from traditional conservatism. In the great family of the Country Email List extreme right 2.0 , Vox bears little resemblance to the French National Front, in the sense that until now it had not defended economic policies framed in the so-called "welfare chauvinism": its leaders have a backgroundand a political past linked to the most neoliberal sector of the PP and its economic Country Email List program is clearly ultraliberal. Perhaps the Catalan results could make them change their minds.