How does economic crisis impel emerging parties on the road to elections? The case of the Spanish Podemos and Ciudadanos

  title={How does economic crisis impel emerging parties on the road to elections? The case of the Spanish Podemos and Ciudadanos},
  author={Agust{\'i} Bosch and Iv{\'a}n Mauricio Dur{\'a}n},
  journal={Party Politics},
  pages={257 - 267}
This article examines the influence of economic crisis on voting preferences for the emerging Spanish parties (Podemos and Ciudadanos). We develop a multinomial model that tests their voting antecedents, and we find three results that may be relevant for the literature on the emergence of parties. First, a negative evaluation of the country’s economic situation has a major impact on votes for the two parties. Second, the perception of corruption also plays a crucial role in understanding… 

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