After months of secessionist agitation in Catalonia, Spain’s government has called for fresh regional elections to be held on December 21. With Catalonia deeply divided, and with most of the ruling coalition’s political leadership in jail or in exile, this promises to be the most politically charged vote in Spain’s recent constitutional memory.
James R. Conde
James R. Conde is an associate at Boyden Gray and Associates, a constitutional and regulatory law and strategy firm in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.