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IN PICS AND VIDEO: Spain goes to the polls

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IN PICS AND VIDEO: Spain goes to the polls
Voters pick their ballots at a polling station set up at the Central University of Barcelona. Photo: Lluis Gene/AFP
11:49 CEST+02:00
Spain voted Sunday in an uncertain snap general election marked by a resurgence of the far-right after more than four decades on the outer margins of politics.
Polls opened at 9am and will close at 8pm. The complete election results will be announced shortly thereafter and The Local Spain will provide updates throughout the evening. 
 
Until then, here was the scene on Sunday as Spaniards took part in their third general election in just three and a half years.
 
Citizens cast votes in Madrid: 
 
 
Spain's socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez casts his vote early on Sunday:
 
 
Spanish far-right party Vox leader and candidate for prime minister Santiago Abascal casts his ballot at a polling station in Madrid:
 
Photo: OSCAR DEL POZO / AFP
 
Leader of the centre-right Ciudadanos Albert Rivera casts his vote near Barcelona: 
 
 
Spanish far-left Podemos party leader and far-left "Unidas Podemos" coalition's candidate for prime minister Pablo Iglesias casts his ballot at a polling station in Madrid:
 
Photo: CURTO DE LA TORRE / AFP
 
Voters pick their ballots at the Central University of Barcelona: 
 
Photo: LLUIS GENE / AFP
 
Catch up on all of The Local's election coverage here
 
 
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