Far-right party does better than predicted in Andalusia’s election, and is already causing big problems for the government.
- Diego Torres
MADRID — The far right has arrived in Spanish politics.
Vox, a party founded in 2013 that had suffered one electoral failure after another, pulled off a coup on Sunday when it won nearly 11 percent of the vote and 12 seats in a regional election in Andalusia.
It was a better performance than any poll had predicted and it ended Spain’s exceptionalism — in contrast with other European countries, right-wing populism has been absent from the Spanish parliament and the…