Although the coronavirus pandemic in Spain is still relatively serious, the Catalan regional council elections were held as scheduled on February 14 local time.
According to statistics, due to the impact of the pandemic, about 53% of the Catalian people participated in the election, which is the lowest participation rate since the Spanish democratic period.
A total of 8 political parties participated in the election.
Although the Socialist Party of Catalonia won the most votes and 33 seats in 135 seats in Parliament, the pro-independence party, the Catalan Left Party, also won 33 seats. Junts per Cata lunya) won 32 seats.
According to the current situation, no political party has more than half of the seats and cannot govern alone.
Therefore, it is necessary for political parties to negotiate and form a coalition government.