Christian Democratic Party of Honduras
|Christian Democratic Party of Honduras
Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Honduras
|Leader||Lucas Evangelisto Aguilera Pineda|
|Founded||September 10, 1968|
|International affiliation||Centrist Democrat International,
Christian Democratic Organization of America,
Democratic Centre group of the Central American Parliament.
|Politics of Honduras
The Christian Democratic Party of Honduras (Spanish: Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Honduras), known by the abbreviation DC, is a centre-left political party in Honduras. At the last legislative elections, held on 25 November 2001, DC won 3.7% of the popular vote and 3 out of 128 seats in the National Congress. Its candidate at the presidential elections, Marco Orlando Iriarte won 1.0%.
DC's candidate in the 2009 presidential election was Felicito Ávila. The party supported the interim government of Roberto Micheletti which came to power in the 2009 Honduran coup d'état, itself a part of the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis. Orle Solís was the party's candidate for the 2013 presidential elections.
- (Spanish) "Publicación del voto despeja incógnitas". Tiempo. 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2009-08-07.
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