New Democracy Party (Lithuania)

The New Democracy Party (Lithuanian: Naujosios demokratijos partija, NDP) was a political party in Lithuania.

HistoryEdit

The party was originally named the Lithuanian Women's Party (Lietuvos moterų partija) and first ran in the 1996 parliamentary elections. It received 3.7% of the vote and won a single seat.[1]

Prior to the 2000 elections the party was renamed the New Democracy Party. It contested the elections as part of the Social-Democratic Coalition of Algirdas Brazauskas. The coalition won 51 seats, of which three were taken by the NDP.[2]

In 2001 the party merged with the Lithuanian Peasants Party to form the Union of Peasants and New Democracy Parties.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1219 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1220
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1205

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