Daily Kos Elections has been publishing our monthly International Elections Digest covering major foreign election developments throughout 2016. We put that knowledge to use making the above map that shows—very generally speaking—whether “the left” or “the right” wields political power in Europe, since nearly every country there is relatively democratic and has ideologically well-defined political parties. The terms left and right themselves are fluid and can encompass a wide range of ideologies, but this map generalizes from common characteristics to categorize each European government based on its political leanings.
Parties holding social democratic, socialist, progressive, or social liberal ideals are grouped …read more
Source: Daily Kos