External data for France

Parties in Castles and Mair (1984)

ID Name English name ParlGov parties
701 PCF Parti Communiste Communist PCF
702 PS Parti Socialiste Socialist PS
703 E Ecologiste Ecologist GEV
704 MRG Radicaux de Gauche Left Radicals PR
705 UDF Union pour la Democratie Francaise UDF|MD
706 RPR Rassemblement pour la Republique GMRPRPRUMP|LR
707 CNIP Centre National des Independants et Paysans CNIPPRL
708 FN Front National FN
709 PFN Parti des Forces Nouvelles PFN

Reference

Castles, Francis G. and Peter Mair. 1984. “Left-right political scales: Some ‘expert’ judgements.” European Journal of Political Research 12(1):73–88.