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The Graphic Truth: Spanish political gridlock

Spain's snap election on Sunday yielded another hung parliament, which means no party or coalition has a majority of seats to form a government. So, what might happen next?

Here are four scenarios, ordered from most to least likely.

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Spain's PM and PSOE party leader Pedro Sánchez delivers a speech on the day of the general election in Madrid.

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Who will govern Spain?

Two months ago, when Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez responded to a crushing regional election defeat by calling a snap national election, we gave him slim odds of keeping his job. But we did point out that Sánchez had the survival skills of a political cockroach.

His gamble paid off.

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