Christian Democratic Party of Honduras

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Christian Democratic Party of Honduras
Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Honduras
Leader Augusto Cruz Ascensio
Founded September 10, 1968
Headquarters Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Ideology Christian democracy
Political position Centre
International affiliation Centrist Democrat International
Regional affiliation Christian Democratic Organization of America
Colors Green
National Congress
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Website
http://www.pdch.hn/

The Christian Democratic Party of Honduras (Spanish: Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Honduras), known by the abbreviation DC, is a political party in Honduras. At the legislative elections, held on 25 November 2001, DC won 3.7% of the popular vote and 3 out of 128 seats in the National Congress. Its candidate at the presidential elections, Marco Orlando Iriarte won 1.0%.

In the legislative elections of 27 November 2005, the party won 4 out of 128 seats in the Congress. Its candidate at the presidential elections, Juan Ramón Martínez won 1.4%.

DC's candidate in the 2009 presidential election was Felicito Ávila.[1] The party supported the interim government of Roberto Micheletti which came to power in the 2009 Honduran coup d'état, itself a part of the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis.[2] Orle Solís was the party's candidate for the 2013 presidential elections.[3]

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