Social democrats are gaining support in Spain

S&D are making considerable gains in Spain, growing by 4 points in polls. While liberal and leftist parties are losing support.

In Spain 31 polls were recorded between February 1 and March 31, 2019. S&D have gained support in the polls, while ALDE and GUE/NGL have lost support.

As there are few or no polls on the EU Parliament elections in Spain we analyze polling data for the national parliament. The the most recent poll is from March 30, 2019.

Polling support for parties in Spain

EP group Parties Support 2-month change
ALDE Canarian CoalitionCitizens-Party of the Citizenry, and Basque Nationalist Party 17.0% -2.8 points
EPP People's Party 20.8% +0.1 points
GUE/NGL Basque Country Unite and United We Can 13.6% -1.6 points
Greens/EFA Galician Nationalist Bloc and Republican Left-Catalonia Yes 3.3% +0.2 points
New or uncategorized Animalist Party Against Mistreatment of AnimalsCatalan European Democratic Party, and Vox 13.5% -0.3 points
S&D; Spanish Socialist Workers' Party 28.7% +4.0 points

This report is based on data collected and aggregated by POLITICO through the affiliated site

What are the trends at the European level?

At the European level, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) is the group that seems to be taking the biggest hit. It is down by 0.5 points to 13.7 percent. Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) and European United Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) are also down in the latest polls by 0.4 and 0.3 points.

The EP groups with the biggest increase across the continent are the christian democrat EPP and the social democratic S&D, up by 0.8 and 0.8 points respectively. 

To know more about European trends and the methodology that we used for this analysis, you can have a look at this page.

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Tuesday 02 April 2019


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