Explaining the Rise of the UK Independence Party in the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections
Priscilla Southwell, Eric Lindgren; Dustin Ellis

This paper examines European Election Study data in order to determine the saliency and opinion of UKIP supporters, immediately following their first-place victory in the UK 2014 elections to the European Parliament. Our results suggests that these UKIP supporters were clearly were anti-EU, with a self-identified right-wing ideology.

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