Christian Democratic Movement
|Christian Democratic Movement
|International affiliation||Centrist Democrat International (observer)|
|European affiliation||European People's Party|
|European Parliament group||European People's Party|
|Colours||White, red, blue (Colours of the Slovak flag)|
The Christian Democratic Movement (Slovak: Kresťanskodemokratické hnutie, KDH) is a political party in Slovakia.
It is represented in the parliament. It was also member of the government coalition, but it left that coalition on 7 February 2006 due to disputes over an international treaty between Slovakia and the Holy See dealing with the Conscientious objection on religious grounds.
In the parliamentary election of 17 June 2006, the party won 8.3% of the popular vote and 14 out of 150 seats.
Four prominent parliamentary members (František Mikloško, Vladimír Palko, Rudolf Bauer and Pavol Minárik) left the party on 21 February 2008 due to their dissatisfaction with the party, its leadership and its policies, and founded the Conservative Democrats of Slovakia in July.
KDH is a member of the European People's Party (EPP).
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