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Party with most local concillors, by region.

PSOE loses:
Canary Islands to CC
Castilla-La Mancha to PP
Catalonia to CiU

PSOE gains:
Navarra from Other

I find it somewhat shocking that Bildu, the coalition which was nearly banned on suspicion of association with ETA, won in the Basque Country.

Economics is politics by other means

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun May 22nd, 2011 at 04:55:48 PM EST
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Remember that this is councilors.  So 1=50 in the mountains, while 1=5,000 in Bilbao.  

Then again, maybe they are just really popular.



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by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Sun May 22nd, 2011 at 05:54:36 PM EST
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Looks like it.

They have even won in Donostia - San Sebastián



Economics is politics by other means

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun May 22nd, 2011 at 06:16:11 PM EST
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and also: in small towns, if people understands that you didn't vote right, you may get killed.

This help win the elections.

by Xavier in Paris on Mon May 23rd, 2011 at 02:39:12 AM EST
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Not anymore.

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon May 23rd, 2011 at 04:05:33 AM EST
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Migeru:

I find it somewhat shocking that Bildu, the coalition which was nearly banned on suspicion of association with ETA, won in the Basque Country.

Well, they have a narrative in place as to why both big parties suck, a solution and an organisation in place.

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by A swedish kind of death on Mon May 23rd, 2011 at 03:14:22 AM EST
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