June’s Metroscopia poll for El País (the first poll following the local and regional elections), published on Sunday, shows that Popular Party (PP) regained the lead for the first time in 10 months and got 24.5% of support, up from 20.8% in April. However, it remains below the result recorded the in local elections (27.1%).
In the meantime, the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE)’s estimated support reached 23.0% up from 21.9% in April following a real result of 25.0% on May 24.
Separately, the two loosers were Podemos and especially Ciudadanos. The support for the latter fell from 19.4% in April to 13.5% in June compared to a real result of 6.6% in May. Concerning Podemos, its estimated support declined slightly from 22.1% to 21.5% but remains difficult to compare to the real result. The fact is that the party used associated with several local brands to take part in elections.