The French Socialist Party in the 2019 European Elections

@inproceedings{Evans2020TheFS,
  title={The French Socialist Party in the 2019 European Elections},
  author={Jocelyn Evans and Gilles Ivaldi},
  year={2020}
}
The French Socialist Party (PS) experienced its worst European Parliamentary election performance ever in May 2019, after a calamitous decline from its position as presidential party in early 2017. This collapse was rooted in programmatic failure, born partly of the party’s shift to the ideological centre, which provoked tensions between its social liberal and radical wings. However, this chapter argues that, within the European arena, the PS has also struggled because of its historical… 

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