Progressive Bloc

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The Progressive Bloc (Spanish: Bloque Progresista) is an electoral alliance in the Dominican Republic. The alliance is led by the Dominican Liberation Party and gained an absolute majority in the 16 May 2006 legislative election.

Electoral strength[edit]

In the following table the electoral strength of the Progressive Bloc and its member parties as well as of the opposing parties are listed.

e • d Summary of the 16 May 2006 Congress of the Dominican Republic election results
Parties Votes % Deputies Senators
Progressive Bloc
(Bloque Progresista)
Dominican Liberation Party (Partido de la Liberación Dominicana) 1,387,878 46.4 96 22
Institutional Social Democratic Bloc (Bloque Institucional Socialdemócrata) 75,872 2.54
Alliance for Democracy (Alianza por la Democracia) 46,573 1.56
Christian Democratic Union (Unión Demócrata Cristiana) 24,868 0.83
Dominican Workers' Party (Partido de los Trabajadores Dominicanos) 16,684 0.56
Liberal Party of the Dominican Republic (Partido Liberal de República Dominicana) 14,456 0.48
Grand National Alliance
(Gran Alianza Nacional)
Dominican Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Dominicana) 931,151 31.13 60 7
Social Christian Reformist Party (Partido Reformista Social Cristiano) 326,893 10.93 22 3
National Unity Party (Partido de Unidad Nacional) 34,755 1.16
Quisqueyano Christian Democratic Party (Partido Quisqueyano Demócrata Cristiano) 23,929 0.80
Green Party of Democratic Unity (Partido Verde de la Unidad Democrática) 14,623 0.49
National Civic Veterans Party (Partido Nacional de Veteranos y Civiles) 11,984 0.40
Dominican Social Alliance (Alianza Social Dominicana) 6,033 0.20
Popular Democratic Party (Partido Demócrata Popular ) 5,400 0.18
Christian People's Party (Partido Popular Cristiano) 4,793 0.16
Others Revolutionary Social Democratic Party (Partido Revolucionario Social Demócrata) 45,744 1.53 - -
Movement for Independence, Unity and Change (Movimiento Independencia, Unidad y Cambio) 8,538 0.29 - -
Independent Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Independiente) 5,458 0.19 - -
National Renaissance Party (Partido Renacentista Nacional ) 2,914 0.10 - -
Dominican Humanist Party (Partido Humanista Dominica) 2,485 0.08 - -
Total (turnout 56.5 %) 2,991,031   178 32
Source: Junta Central Electoral and E-Polityka.pl