|Author (Person)||Scarpetta, Vincenzo|
In light of the extraordinary rise of Podemos, it has been clear for some time that the Spanish general elections of 2015 (or January 2016) will put an end to the country's traditional two-party system. But the recent poll surge of another contender, the centrist party Ciudadanos, suggests Spain may be on course to become a four-party country. Open Europe's Southern Europe expert Vincenzo Scarpetta introduces Ciudadanos and looks at the potential implications of its 'irruption' on the Spanish national political scene.
|Countries / Regions||Spain|