Going National: Ciudadanos from Catalonia to Spain

  title={Going National: Ciudadanos from Catalonia to Spain},
  author={Juan Rodr{\'i}guez Teruel and Astrid Barrio},
  journal={South European Society and Politics},
  pages={587 - 607}
Abstract Ciudadanos, a party founded in Catalonia in 2006, has recently acquired a major role in the Spanish political system. This article examines why it was formed almost ten years ago and how it has evolved since; its ideological principles and policy menu; the party organisation and leadership; the main determinants of its vote, and the structure of opportunities faced by the party in the 2015 general election. It considers Ciudadanos in two different contexts ‒ Catalonia and all Spain… 
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