1 June 2018

The vote of no confidence against Rajoy succeeds and Sánchez becomes president of the Spanish government


Pedro Sánchez, who once again became secretary-general of the PSOE in July 2017, is sworn in as president of the Spanish government after the vote of no confidence against Mariano Rajoy presented by his party to the Congress of Deputies obtained 180 votes in favour. The groups that supporting this are Unidas Podemos, ERC, PNV, PDeCAT, Compromís, Bildu and Nueva Canarias, while there were 160 votes against from the PP, Ciudadanos, UPN and Foro Asturias. Pedro Sánchez is the first winner of a vote of no confidence in the history of Spain.

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