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Independent Party (Uruguay)

The Independent Party (Spanish: Partido Independiente) is a social democratic and Christian humanist political party in Uruguay. The party is led by Pablo Mieres, who was presidential candidate in the 2004 national elections and in 2009.

Independent Party

Partido Independiente
LeaderPablo Mieres
Headquarters18 de julio 2015, Montevideo, Uruguay
IdeologySocial democracy
Christian humanism
Political positionCentre to centre-left
ColoursYellow, Purple
Chamber of Deputies
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Its goal is to build a third way away from the heterodox left-wing coalition Frente Amplio and the traditional right wing parties Colorado Party and National Party.

2004 electoral strengthEdit

At the 2004 national elections, it won 1.89% of the popular vote, one seat in the Chamber of Deputies (which is occupied by Iván Posada), and none in the Senate. It is the fourth largest party in Uruguay, and the smallest with parliamentary representation.

2009 electoral strengthEdit

At the 2009 national elections, it won 2.49% of the popular vote, and two seats in the Chamber of Deputies (occupied by Iván Posada and Daniel Radío).

2014 electoral strengthEdit

At the 2014 national elections, it won 3.09 of the popular vote. They claimed three seats in the Chamber of Deputies (occupied by Iván Posada, Daniel Radío and Heriberto Sosa), and one seat at the Senate (occupied by Pablo Mieres).

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