Siumut

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Forward
Leader Aleqa Hammond
Founded 29 July 1977
Headquarters Nuuk, Sermersooq, Greenland
Youth wing Siumut Youth
Ideology Social democracy[1]
Greenlandic independence
Political position Centre-left
International affiliation Socialist International (observer)[2]
European affiliation None
Nordic affiliation SAMAK
Colours Red
Landsting
14 / 31
Folketing
(Greenland seats)
1 / 2
Website
http://www.siumut.gl/
Politics of Greenland
Political parties
Elections

Siumut (lit. Forward) is a social-democratic[3] political party in Greenland[4] and an observer member of the Socialist International.[5] It is led by Aleqa Hammond, member of the Greenlandic Parliament, who is the first woman ever to lead the party. In legislative elections, on 15 November 2005, the party won 30.7% of the popular vote and 10 out of 31 seats in the Landsting. In the 2009 legislative elections, it won 26.5% of the popular vote and 9/31 seats and in the 2013 legislative elections, it won 42.8% of the popular vote and 14/31 seats.

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