Accessibility without Exclusion

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Accessibility Without Exclusion
Partido Accesibilidad sin Exclusión
President Óscar Andrés López Arias
Secretary-General Hugo Navas Vargas
Vicepresident Odilie Lucía Poveda Palavicini
Treasurer Claudia Escobar Berdugo
Founded 2010
Ideology Disability rights
Social conservatism
Political position Right-wing
Colours Blue and White

Accessibility without Exclusion (Partido Accesibilidad sin Exclusión, "PASE") is a political party in Costa Rica with a special focus on fighting for the rights of people with disabilities. PASE generally takes socially conservative stances, opposing LGBT rights, in vitro fertilization, and the separation of church and state.

In the 2006 general elections, the party won 1.59% of the legislative vote, gaining one seat in the legislature. In 2010, the party surged to 9.17% of the vote, winning four seats in the legislature and entering into coalition with the governing National Liberation Party. In 2014, the party's vote fell to 3.95%, and it lost all but one of its seats. In the next election, party's support dropped even further gaining only 0.38% and losing its only seat.



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