Alliance for the Great Change
|Alliance for the Great Change
Alianza por el Gran Cambio
|Leader||Pedro Pablo Kuczynski|
|Political position||Centre to Centre-right|
|Colors||pink, blue, yellow|
|Politics of Peru
The Alliance for the Great Change — PPK (Spanish: Alianza por el Gran Cambio — PPK) is an electoral alliance in Peru formed for the general election, 2011 to promote the presidential candidacy of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski ("PPK").
- Christian People's Party (Partido Popular Cristiano, PPC), Christian democratic and conservative, chaired by Lourdes Flores
- Alliance for Progress (Alianza para el Progreso), led by César Acuña
- National Restoration Party (Restauración Nacional, RN), Evangelical Christian and social conservative, led by Humberto Lay
- Peruvian Humanist Party (Partido Humanista Peruano, PHP), humanist (center-left), led by Yehude Simon
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski himself is a non-partisan.
In the 2006 election, the Christian democrats led the alliance National Unity, the Humanists were part of the Decentralization Coalition, the Alliance for Progress participated separately. RN formed a parliamentary alliance with the Center Front after the elections.
In the congressional election on April 10, the alliance won 14.42% of the popular vote and 12 of 130 seats, making them the fourth largest group in parliament. In the elections for the five Peruvian members of the Andean Parliament, the won 13.94%.
Running mates of PPK were Máximo San Román, former Vice president under Alberto Fujimori who left the Fujimorist party Cambio 90 and is now considered close to National Restoration for First Deputy and Marisol Pérez Tello (PPC) for Second Deputy.
Kuczynski, after a very personalist campaign, won 18.51% of the presidential votes, placing him third, but not enough to qualify for the second round.
- "Pedro Pablo Kuczynski: "Votaré por Keiko Fujimori"". Terra. 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
- "Yehude Simon: Me sorprende el apoyo de Lay a Keiko". LaRepublica.pe. 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2011-06-01.