Sara Hobolt regularly comments on European and British politics, elections and referendums in media outlets including the Financial Times, the Economist, the Washington Post Monkey Cage, the Wall Street Journal, BBC, and Politiken. She has also been the TV election expert for the BBC (2009, 2014) and Sky News (2019) on European Parliament election nights.

You can follow Sara on Twitter @sarahobolt

Recent media commentary and blogs

The Washington Post. Does the Pandemic spell the end of populism? (24/7/2020)

The Financial Times. French elections show growing strength of Europe’s Greens (1/7/2020)

The Economist.“Greencons” are a new political alliance for an uncertain age (28/6/2020)

The Times. Boris Johnson has learnt the lessons of Brexit vote (29/7/2019)

The Guardian. A quiet revolution sweeps Europe as Greens become a political force (2/6/2019)

Sky News. EU elections analysis: Centrists in retreat but no far-right populist surge (27/5/2019)

Sky News. European elections: What might happen and why should we care? (22/5/2019)

The Times. EU elections will not make Brexit easier for anyone involved (7/5/2019)

The Wall Street Journal. With Mainstream Parties Struggling, Europe’s Nationalists Band Together (25/4/2019)

UK in a Changing Europe. Divided over Brexit. United in despair over politicians’ handling of Brexit (12/4/2019)

BBC News. Why so many people believe conspiracy theories (12/2/2019)

UK in a Changing Europe. Months away from leaving, the data shows Britain remains divided as ever on what Brexit will mean for the country (23/1/2019)

UK in a Changing Europe. How Leavers and Remainers view the economy through a Brexit lens (15/8/2018)

Reuters. A year away from Brexit, Britons’ views remain as entrenched as ever (28/3/2018)

Recent radio interviews and podcasts

Transformation of European Politics podcast. Brexit and Euroscepticism (25/5/2020)

SRV Podcast. Political entrepreneurs and electoral change (20/1/2020)

BBC Radio 4.  Conspiracy Politics (17/2/2019)

BBC Radio 4. How divided are we? (4/4/2019)