Spanish voters toss out two party system

Spanish voters toss out two party system
Spanish voters toss out two party system

Spanish voters toss out two party system

Spain’s politics have historically been dominated by a two party system. But over the weekend voters ended 38 years of two party rule by handing enough votes to two new parties, the far-left party Podemos, and the right-of-center Ciudadanos, essentially altering the country’s political landscape. We’ll take a look at what happened and what lies ahead with Luis R. Corteguera is a professor of history at the University of Kansas and author of "For the Common Good: Popular Politics in Barcelona, 1580–1640." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)