Movimiento Unión Soberanista

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Sovereign Union Movement
Movimiento Unión Soberanista
President María de Lourdes Guzmán
Vice-President Arturo Hernández
Vice-President Rosa N. Bell Bayron
Founded October 2010
Headquarters San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ideology Sovereignty for Puerto Rico
Colours     Teal
Website
http://muspr.org/
Politics of Puerto Rico
Political parties
Elections

Movimiento Unión Soberanista (MUS) (English: Sovereign Union Movement) is a Puerto Rican political party. The party was founded in October 2010 in the city of Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Certification[edit]

On March 20, 2012, the Puerto Rico State Commission on Elections (CEE) certified the MUS as a registered party after obtaining the 60,000 endorsements required by Puerto Rican Electoral law.[1]

Election results[edit]

The MUS is currently a small third party. Its candidate for Governor of Puerto Rico, lawyer Arturo Hernández, came in fifth place in the 2012 elections with 0.56% of the vote; María de Lourdes Guzmán, the MUS's candidate for Resident Commissioner, also finished fifth with 0.62% of the vote.[2] The MUS failed to win any seats in the Puerto Rican Senate or House.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rodriguez-Sanchez, Israel (March 20, 2012). "Conty asegura que no se repetirá el caos de las primarias". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish) (Puerto Rico). Retrieved March 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://64.185.222.182/REYDI_Escrutinio12/index.html#es/default/GOBERNADOR_ISLA.xml