Progressive Party (Chile)
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|Politics of Chile
The Progressive Party (Spanish: Partido Progresista, or PRO) is a Centre-left party in Chile. It was founded in 2010 by former Socialist deputy and presidential candidate Marco Enriquez-Ominami. It is the political successor of the coalition New Majority for Chile.
The political party is composed by Enriquez-Ominami supporters in the presidential campaign of 2009, former members of the Concertación and other leftist political movements. After a process of collecting signatures, was enrolled in some regions. In 2012 it became the first national political party created after the Chilean transition to democracy.
The following is a list of the presidential candidates supported by the Progressive Party. (Information gathered from the Archive of Chilean Elections).
- 2013: Marco Enríquez-Ominami (lost)
- (Spanish) "Enríquez-Ominami Bautiza Oficialmente Como 'Partido Progresista' (PRO) Nueva Tienda Política". 123.cl. May 10, 2010. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
- (Spanish) "Partido Progresista (PRO)". BCN. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
- (Spanish) Radio Bío-Bío (January 13, 2012). "Marco Enríquez Ominami crea a nivel nacional el Partido Progresista". Retrieved August 15, 2013.
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