Força de Unidade Popular

The Força de Unidade Popular (FUP; Popular Unity Force), was a Portuguese political party, founded in 1980 and dissolved in 2004.[1]

Força de Unidade Popular
LeaderOtelo Saraiva de Carvalho
Founded1980
Dissolved2004
IdeologyMarxism
Anticapitalism
Socialism
Populism
Otelismo
Political positionFar-left

The party was founded by Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho "to promote popular unity among the Portuguese people for the construction of Socialism" and "to practice solidarity with all the peoples of the world who struggle for their liberation and by Socialism."[2] In 1980, Otelo was a candidate in the Portuguese presidential elections.[3] Otelo finished in third in the elections with 85,896 (1.4%) votes.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Comissão Nacional de Eleições. "Sorteio das listas apresentadas - Eleição para a Assembleia da República 1985". Retrieved 25 November 2012.
  2. ^ Constitutional Tribunal of Portugal (14 May 1987). "ACÓRDÃO N.º 231/04" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  3. ^ Constitutional Tribunal of Portugal (14 May 1987). "ACÓRDÃO N.º 231/04" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  4. ^ "CNE Resultados". Comissão Nacional de Eleições. Retrieved 25 January 2018.