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Pro-independence parties in Spain projected to win absolute majority in Catalan elections

An exit poll from Sunday’s elections in Catalonia indicates that the pro-independence parties are likely to win an absolute majority in the regional parliament, making a collision with Madrid over independence inevitable.

According to the poll released by local broadcaster TV3, the “Junts pel Si” and CUP parties, should win 72 of the 135 parliamentary seats. It was estimated that together they received 47.8 percent of the vote.  Read more.

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