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victory for Spain's Socialist Party on Sunday , results from the most hotly contested election in decades looks set to put prime minister Pedro songes back in power his ruling party over came a historic challenge by right wing nationalists most of those have already been counted results show the socialists one and your fifty percent bump in seats in parliament , the Socialist Party has won the general election and with that the future has won in the past has lost it was Spain's third general election in four years however voters turned out in near record numbers the race grabbed attention even beyond Spain's borders partly over the rights of fox the soldier nationalist party is only five years old but it's come up fast tracking a wave of anti immigration sentiment across Europe it's fed on resentment against the Catalan independence movement but also campaigned on promises to repeal a law that protects women from violent partners saying it discriminates against men and called for shutting down quote fundamentalist mosques , box one twenty four seats short of expectations but still a breakthrough it's the first far right party to win more than one seat in parliament since the country returned to democracy in the late nineteen seventies this is just the beginning we told you we were going to conquer again and that's what we've done fox is here to stay the socialists may of won but they're faced with a new challenge they're far short of a majority with one hundred and twenty three of three hundred and fifty seats in parliament so the only partners to form a government and that may include the support of Catalan separatists lawmakers Catalonia is the country's richest region where a push for independence flared into violence two years ago , experts say making a deal is going to be complicated and unlikely to happen before elections for Europe's parliament at the end of may