The news followed an informal Cabinet meeting and a meeting with the King

According to reports in the press parliament  was dissolved today by the Prime Minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, He officially called the general election for November 20.
It is understood that the official election campaign will be launched on November 4
350 members owill be elected to the House and 208 to the upper house (Senate).
It is also reported that Zapatero will not run for office

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