Savoyan League

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Savoyan League
Leader Patrice Abeille
Founded 1995
Headquarters 3, place du Val d'Arly
73400 Ugine
Youth wing Waiting for freedom in Savoy
Ideology Separatism, regionalism
Colors white, red
Website
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The Savoyan League (French: Ligue savoisienne, Arpitan: Liga de la Savouè) is a French regionalist political party based in Savoy.[1]

The party supports the independence of Savoy from France. The two departments of Savoy, named Savoie and Haute-Savoie have belonged to France since the Treaty of Turin in 1860. Savoy was previously a sovereign state. It co-operates with the Savoy Region Movement, which does not support independence but rather federalism and Savoyard autonomism.

In the 1998 regional elections, the League won 5.39% in Savoy (4.42% in Savoie and 6.05% in Haute-Savoie) and therefore won a seat in the Rhône-Alpes Regional Council. It did not participate in the 2004 elections. The party, however, holds one village, Margencel.

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