Spain Needs Real Electoral Reform: Podemos wants to reform Spain's electoral system in a way that would give the two younger parties—Podemos and Ciudadanos—more seats at the expense of the PP and PSOE. Spaniards deserve more genuine far-reaching systemic reform. (Read now)

Podemos Electoral Reform Proposal: The Popular Party (PP) and the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) would get fewer seats with the same number of votes, and the two new parties—Podemos and Ciudadanos—would get more. The PP would lose 20 seats and the PSOE five. (Read now)

Ciudadanos Threatens PSOE Too: A new Metroscopia poll for El País, published on Sunday evening, suggests the flight of 900,000 votes from the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) to Ciudadanos, some 18% of total PSOE voters at the general election in 2016. (Read now)

Subscribe Now To Understand Spain Better, In English

Original, independent reporting and insight take you deeper into a changing country.

Spain is a fascinating country, its history full of intriguing characters and events, and the story is not over yet.

Catalan independence, Podemos, corruption, economic recovery and now a political crisis that might bring Rajoy's government down.

The truth still needs to be told, power still needs holding to account. Our collective futures depend on our ability to understand how our societies are evolving.

The Spain Report gives you fast reporting and deeply informed analysis of the latest news, events and trends changing this wonderful country, in English.

Your subscription guarantees our news and analysis are 100% independent.

Subscribe Now