Creemos (lit.'We Believe') is a far-right[2][3] coalition consisting of the Solidarity Civic Unity (UCS) and Christian Democratic Party (PDC) in Bolivia.[5] It was previously an alliance, which fielded Luis Fernando Camacho as its candidate for president during the 2020 Bolivian general election where he garnered 14% of the vote.

LeaderLuis Fernando Camacho
Founded23 January 2020 (2020-01-23) (alliance)
9 December 2020 (2020-12-09) (party)
HeadquartersSanta Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia[1]
IdeologySocial conservatism
Right-wing populism
Political positionFar-right[2][3][4]
Colors  Rose
Chamber of Deputies
16 / 130
4 / 36
1 / 9
7 / 337

Constituent parties edit

Creemos consists of the following parties:

Party Ideology
Christian Democratic Party Anti-communism, conservatism, Christian democracy
Solidarity Civic Unity (formerly) Economic liberalism, social conservatism

Regional partners edit

Creemos is also allied with several smaller parties that contest regional elections:

Party English Translation Department
Seguridad, Orden y Libertad (SOL) Security Order and Freedom Santa Cruz
Libertad y Democracia Renovadora (Lider) Liberty and Renewing Democracy Chuquisaca
Movimiento de Organización Popular (MOP) Popular Organization Movement Potosí

Electoral results edit

Presidential elections edit

Election Presidential nominee Votes % Votes % Result
First Round Second Round
2020 Luis Fernando Camacho 862,184 14.00% Lost  N

Legislative elections edit

Year # of overall votes % of overall vote # of Deputies seats won +/- # of Senate seats won +/-
2020 862,184 14.00 (#3)
16 / 130
4 / 36

References edit

  1. ^ Project, Armed Conflict Location Event Data (2021). "Understanding Political and Social Unrest in Bolivia". Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project. Santa Cruz is also where the headquarters of the main right-wing political alliance — the 'We Believe' coalition (Creemos, in Spanish) — is located. Meanwhile, La Paz, the administrative capital of the country, tends to lean towards left-wing parties, including MAS and the 'Civic Community' coalition (Comunidad Ciudadana, in Spanish).
  2. ^ a b Molina, Fernando; Manetto, Francesco (18 October 2020). "El factor Camacho: así es el voto 'ultra' en Bolivia". EL PAÍS (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  3. ^ a b Hennigan, Tom. "Renewed unrest in deeply divided Bolivia in advance of presidential election". The Irish Times. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Elecciones Bolivia 2020: Con la mira puesta en la diferencia entre Luis Arce y Carlos Mesa | Los sondeos preliminares dan como ganador al candidato del Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS)". PAGINA12. 18 October 2020. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Camacho y Pumari presentan la alianza Creemos para encarar las elecciones". Los Tiempos (in Spanish). 24 January 2020. Retrieved 29 October 2020.