Spain's far-right Vox party surges in polls, Socialists lead


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  • Thursday, 31 Jan 2019

FILE PHOTO: Supporters of far-right political party VOX attend a rally at the Palacio Vistalegre pavilion in Madrid, Spain, October 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish far-right political party Vox saw support surge from just a month earlier while the ruling Socialists remained in the lead, according to a voting intention poll released on Thursday.

National elections are not scheduled until 2020, but the ruling Socialists only hold a minority of seats in parliament and speculation has been rife in Spain over the possibility that early elections could be held this year.

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