'I voted with my conscience': Catalans more resigned than expectant on election day

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Three months after October’s referendum, most voters in Catalonia are not counting on the regional vote to end the political crisis over independence

The last time Catalans turned out to vote, thousands of people lined up outside polling stations in the drizzle from before dawn, almost all of them hopeful of ushering in a sovereign republic.

On Thursday, almost three months after October’s illegal, unilateral referendum, the region’s voters returned to cast their ballots in an election called by the Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, after he sacked the regional government.

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