The Spanish electoral cycle of 2019: a tale of two countries

  title={The Spanish electoral cycle of 2019: a tale of two countries},
  author={Toni Rodon},
  journal={West European Politics},
  pages={1490 - 1512}
  • T. Rodon
  • Published 14 May 2020
  • Political Science
  • West European Politics
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