Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative Popular Party got a boost in regional elections Sunday, while the opposition Socialists lost ground.
Residents of the Basque and Galicia regions voted in elections for 75-seat regional parliaments, but the results failed to indicate a clear path forward to ending the country's prolonged political stalemate.
Rajoy has been running a caretaker government for almost a year after two inconclusive rounds of national elections in December and June. The conservatives won the most seats in both elections, but were unable to form a governing coalition, and another election is likely in December.
In Galicia, the Popular Party...