Spain’s national vote an epic struggle between left, right

A man holding a dog casts his vote for the general election in the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov.10, 2019. Spain holds its second national election this year after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to win support for his government in a fractured Parliament. (AP Photo/Paul White)

MADRID — As Spaniards voted Sunday in the country’s fourth election in as many years, a leading leftist party pledged to help the incumbent Socialists in hopes of staving off a possible right-wing coalition government that could include a far-right party.