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The Collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936Origins of the Civil War$
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Stanley G. Payne

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780300110654

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300110654.001.0001

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The Elections of February 1936

The Elections of February 1936

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(p.170) Chapter Seven The Elections of February 1936
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The Collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936
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Stanley G. Payne

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300110654.003.0008

This chapter focuses on the outcome of the February 1936 elections. By 17 February it was evident that the Popular Front had not merely won but would hold a parliamentary majority. That fact was not contested at the time, but subsequently there were much controversy and confusion about the overall totals in the popular vote, made more confusing by the functioning of the alliance system. One of the most remarkable results was that, ultimately, seventeen of the twenty-two Communist candidates gained seats.

Keywords:   Spain, political history, elections, Popular Front, popular vote, Communists

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