September 12, 2018
Populist parties and movements have disrupted the political landscape in Western Europe, from the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote to the rise of a populist governing coalition in Italy. Amid these gains at the ballot box, journalists and other observers have debated whether these parties are redrawing the map of Europe, destroying traditional parties or pulling traditional parties more toward the ideological poles.
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Laura Silver is a senior researcher focusing on global research at Pew Research Center.