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Down but not out: the CSU’s faltering performance in the Bavarian state elections

Campbell, Ross (2018) Down but not out: the CSU’s faltering performance in the Bavarian state elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (19 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Christian Social Union (CSU) has dominated politics in Bavaria for decades, but the result in the Bavarian state elections on 14 October represented the party’s worst electoral performance since 1954. The Christian Social Union (CSU) has dominated politics in Bavaria for decades, but the result in the Bavarian state elections on 14 October represented the party’s worst electoral performance since 1954. Ross Campbell writes that in focusing its appeal on immigration, the CSU badly misread the priorities of the Bavarian electorate, but the party is nevertheless capable of rebuilding its credibility with voters as it heads back into government. writes that in focusing its appeal on immigration, the CSU badly misread the priorities of the Bavarian electorate, but the party is nevertheless capable of rebuilding its credibility with voters as it heads back into government.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2021 11:12
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2021 00:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109826

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