Catalan independence parties seen losing parliamentary majority in election: poll


REUTERS – Catalan independence events are witnessed as dropping their parliamentary bulk in an election, according to a poll printed on Sunday, nevertheless the wafer-slender margin between the two sides predicts a tough-fought marketing campaign to December’s ballot.

Professional-unity demonstrators collect, the day immediately after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain, in Madrid, Spain, Oct 28, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera

The poll was taken from final Monday to Thursday, just as Spain’s central government was getting ready to just take regulate of the restive location, which then produced a unilateral declaration of independence on Friday.

Professional-independence events were witnessed as taking 42.5 percent of the vote while anti-independence events would acquire 43.4 percent, according to the poll of some 1,000 individuals surveyed by Sigma Dos and printed in the anti-independence newspaper El Mundo.

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