- Spanish Prime Minister May Schedule Snap Parliamentary Elections for April 14 - Reports
Spanish Prime Minister May Schedule Snap Parliamentary Elections For April 14 - Reports
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is considering the option of holding parliamentary elections on April 14, a year earlier than initially planned, state-owned EFE news agency reported on Monday, citing sources in the government
The socialist government under Sanchez has faced major problems in getting support for the 2019 budget in parliament, as the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) only holds 84 out of 350 seats in the lower chamber. The budget proposal is under threat unless it gains support from smaller parties, including the Catalan nationalists, who have said they would be against it.