Progressive Party (Chile)
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The Progressive Party (Spanish: Partido Progresista, or PRO) is a political party in Chile. It was founded in 2010 by former Socialist deputy and presidential candidate Marco Enriquez-Ominami. It is the political successor of the coalition New Majority for Chile.
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The political party is composed by Enriquez-Ominami supporters in the presidential campaign of 2009, former members of the Concertación and other leftist political movements. After a process of collecting signatures, was enrolled in some regions. In 2012 it became the first national political party created after the Chilean transition to democracy.
The following is a list of the presidential candidates supported by the Progressive Party. (Information gathered from the Archive of Chilean Elections).
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