Spain’s new leftist party takes lead in poll

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Series Details 03.11.14
Publication Date 03/11/2014
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An opinion poll published on the 2 November 2014 in Spain showed that the new anti-Establishment Party Podemos had became the number one choice of the those polled.

Spanish electors were concerned about economic and corruption issues. Nevertheless the established parties still felt they could win back the support of the electorate in forthcoming local, regional and national elections in 2015.

El País reported on the 5 November 2014 that Podemos remained the third biggest political force in Spain, according to a new voter-intention poll carried out by the CIS state research institute. The survey found that if elections were held then, the governing Popular Party (PP) would take 27.5% of the vote, the Socialist Party (PSOE) 23.9%, and Podemos 22.5%.

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