We South Tyroleans

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We South Tyroleans (German: Wir Südtiroler , WS) is a minor "German" centre-right[citation needed] political party in South Tyrol.

The party was founded in May 2013 by Thomas Egger and other splinters from Die Freiheitlichen, the second largest party in the Province.[1] Within Die Freiheitlichen, Egger represented the "social" wing ("I was the red among the blues") and sees his party as a centrist to centre-left political force.[2]

In August 2013 WS joined a three-party list for the 2013 provincial election, along with the Citizens' Union for South Tyrol and Ladins Dolomites.[3][4]

In the election the list won 2.1% of the vote, but Egger failed to be re-elected.[5]


  1. ^ "Egger pensa già alle provinciali con nuovo partito - Cronaca - Alto Adige". Altoadige.gelocal.it. 2013-05-12. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Pöder: basta con le battaglie etniche - Cronaca - Alto Adige". Altoadige.gelocal.it. 2013-09-28. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  3. ^ "Egger si presenta alle elezioni con Pöder e Ladins - Cronaca - Alto Adige". Altoadige.gelocal.it. 2013-08-09. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
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  5. ^ http://www.siag.it/. "Referendum provinciale confermativo 2014 | Provincia autonoma di Bolzano – Alto Adige". Elezioni.provincia.bz.it. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 

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