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it's looking more and more likely that Spain is heading towards a snap election because the country's parliament called the site on a budget the laces drop by prime minister Pedro Sanchez to keep the government funded was rejected on Wednesday I'm sources in his administration say the defeat means elections to so the gridlock could come as early as April sounds as budget minister is playing it down to a normal mental or low the date chosen is an exclusive decision of the prime minister anyone who speculate so says the thing is not being truthful that's not something that only in a prime ministers had been president elect , prime minister's Socialist Party hold less than a quarter of the seats in parliament they needed support from smaller regional policies including the Catalans to get the budget proposal they see through not Catalonia's failed attempt to gain independence two years ago is still very role its leaders are on trial right now so it's no surprise then that they voted against it they were joined by conservative opposition lawmakers want a new election is now almost so shouldn't pose a new policy will be able to achieve an overall majority