Beloved Fatherland Party

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Beloved Fatherland Party
Partido Patria Querida
Leader Pedro Fadul
Founded 2002
Headquarters Padre Cardozo 469, Asunción, Paraguay
Ideology Conservatism
Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy
Paraguayan nationalism
Political position Centre-right
International affiliation Christian Democrat Organization of America (observer)
Website
www.patriaquerida.org

The Beloved Fatherland Party (Spanish: Partido Patria Querida, PPQ) is a political party in Paraguay.

History[edit]

Established in 2002, the party first contested national elections in 2003,[1] when it won 10 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and seven in the Senate, becoming the joint third-largest party. Its presidential candidate Pedro Fadul received 21.9% of the popular vote.

In the 2008 elections it was reduced to three seats in the Chamber and four in the Senate, whilst Fadul won 2.5% of the vote in the presidential election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p428 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3