Vox (Spain)

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Vox is a Spanish political party. It takes strongly conservative, right-wing populist, and Euroskeptic positions on issues.[1][2] The party also is pro-life.[3] To the annoyance of left-wing parties, Vox has celebrated the Reconquista, when Christian Spaniards reconquered Spain from the Muslims.[4] Like other conservative and right-wing populist European parties, Vox has been falsely labeled "far-right" by the Left and the media.[5]

In December 2018, Vox entered the parliament of Andalusia, the first time a Euroskeptic and right-wing populist party won seats in the country.[3][6] Because of this victory, it automatically gained a seat in the Spanish Senate.[7]

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  1. Torres, Diego (December 3, 2018). Vox shakes up Spain. Politico. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  2. Arostegui, Martin (November 9, 2018). Santiago Abascal uses VOX movement, connection to Steve Bannon to pull Spain to right. The Washington Times. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Garcia Jones, Gualberto (December 4, 2018). Pro-life party ends 40 years of socialist rule in Spain’s largest region. LifeSiteNews. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  4. Tomlinson, Chris (January 4, 2019). Populist Spanish Party Celebrates ‘Reconquista’ on Social Media. Breitbart News. Retrieved January 5, 2019.
  5. Duke, Selwyn (December 10, 2018). Another Supposed “Far Right” Party Rises in Europe. The New American. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  6. Multiple references: See also:
  7. Spain's far-right debuts in Senate by blocking anti-homophobia motion. Reuters. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 21, 2019.

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