Costa Rican Renovation Party
|Costa Rican Renovation Party|
|President||Justo Orozco Álvarez|
|Secretary-General||Jimmy Soto Solano|
|Colours||Blue and White|
|Politics of Costa Rica
Established in 1995, the party first participated in national elections in 1998, when its presidential candidate, Sherman Thomas Jackson received 1.4% of the vote, whilst they won a single seat in the parliamentary elections, taken by Justo Orozco.
Orozco was the party's presidential candidate in 2002, finishing fifth with 1.1% of the vote. The party also retained its sole parliamentary seat in the elections, taken by Carlos Avendaño. However, Avendaño left the party and founded his own faction.
In the 2006 elections the party's candidate Bolivar Serrano Hidalgo won 3.4% of the vote in the presidential election, but the party lost its parliamentary seat. In 2010 elections, Mayra Gonzalez finished sixth in the presidential contest with 0.7%, but the party regained parliamentary representation, winning a solitary seat, taken by Orozco.
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