But Carmen Queral, a 44-year old primary school teacher, said a strong Vox was precisely what Spain needed. A party needs at least 176 seats in the Congress in order to gain control of the government.
The outcome will require party leaders to be creative, negotiate seriously this time and, for some, swallow their pride, after higher abstention rates on Sunday showed that voters are exhausted of being called repeatedly to the ballot box.
The leader of Spain's traditional conservative party says he will work toward helping Spain ends its political deadlock after Sunday's inconclusive national election.
President of far-right party Vox, Santiago Abascal celebrate with party members following the general elections, 10 November 2019.
This time Vox could double that number, polls suggest.
Vox won 52 seats, up from the 24 seats with which it debuted in Parliament in April.
Having increased its vote share by around 50 per cent, Vox will now will leapfrog both Podemos and Ciudadanos to become the third-largest party in the Spanish parliament, after having only just entered it for the first time in April.
However, today the advocate general said once a person is elected MEP they acquired the status of an MEP "notwithstanding any subsequent formality which that person is required to complete, whether under European Union law or the national law of the Member State in question". The trend of being unable to form a majority government or strike a political deal, looks set to continue.
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"We think that combining the courage of United We Can and the experience of the Socialist party we can convert our country into a reference point for social policies", Iglesias said on Sunday.
However, various potential solutions to unblock the stalemate involve Ciudadanos, alongside regionalist parties. Casado acknowledged the "incompatible interests" between his party and PSOE, but did not rule out negotiating a coalition, saying that "the ball is on Sanchez's court".
The 84-year-old did not want to say which party got his vote at a polling station in Madrid's northern Hortaleza neighbourhood where Abascal lives.
"My hypothesis is it will be practically impossible to form a government in Spain". Still, it does not advocate a break from the EU in the very pro-EU Spain.
It has nevertheless flourished after recent riots in Catalonia by separatists, exploiting Spanish nationalist sentiment stirred up by the country's worst political conflict in decades. Many right-wingers were also not pleased by the Socialist government's exhumation of Franco's remains last month from his gargantuan mausoleum so he could no longer be exalted in a public place.
The three Catalan separatist parties won a combined 23 seats on Sunday.
Many Catalans have been angered by the Supreme Court's prison sentences last month for nine Catalan politicians and activists who led a 2017 drive for the region's independence.
In total more than 92,000 police will be deployed across Spain to safeguard the vote.