Well, it didn't happen. They needed 55 seats for an absolute majority in the Junta de Andalucía Parliament and only managed 50. The Socialists (PSOE), who had been in power since the Junta first came into being 30 years ago, got 47, and the IU-V (United Left + Green Party) doubled their vote from 6 to 12 seats and now hold the balance of power. The Andalusian independence party (PA) and the peculiarly apolitical UPyD didn't get any.
Twice as many disenchanted PSOE voters defected to the left than to the right.
The percentage vote for PP and PSOE were 40.66% and 39.52% respectively. The IU got 11.34%.
WIll the PSOE and IU form a coalition and keep the red flag flying down here in the south? Watch this space ...
To check results for individual locations in Andalucía go to http://resultados.elpais.com/elecciones/2012/autonomicas/01/index.html