What does Podemos success in elections in Spain mean
According to the counted ~70% votes, Podemos, a new political party comprised of left and center left segments, is going to win ~70 of the chairs in Spanish parliament. Podemos’ success makes them a major player Spanish parliament has 315 seats.
This is a spectacular success, considering that Podemos is a new political party which is currently not even a year old, having been founded on March 2014.
Podemos voter base is mainly made up of young voters, and the resulting success signals a major change in western politics