Increasingly, European radical right parties have capitalized on citizen dissatisfaction with the European Union institutions. As a new EU member, to what extent have supporters of the radical right in Romania turned away from Europe? I evaluate this question by tracking the evolution of radical right parties in Romania. I find that supporters of the radical right in Romania are generally do not support or do not trust the EU. The Greater Romania Party is well-positioned to expand its electoral base in the foreseeable future if it can widen its appeal to those Romanians who are ambivalent to the EU.
The radical right in Romania: Political party evolution and the distancing of Romania from Europe
Paul E. Sum; The radical right in Romania: Political party evolution and the distancing of Romania from Europe. Communist and Post-Communist Studies 1 March 2010; 43 (1): 19–29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2010.01.005
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