Democratic Progressive Party (Argentina)

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Democratic Progressive Party
Partido Demócrata Progresista
General Secretary Ana Copes
Founder Lisandro de la Torre
Founded 1914
Preceded by Liga del Sur
Headquarters Rosario, Santa Fe
National affiliation Cambiemos
Seats in the Chamber of Deputies of Santa Fe
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Seats in the Senate of Santa Fe
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The Democratic Progressive Party (Spanish: Partido Demócrata Progresista) is a center-right provincial political party in Santa Fe, Argentina.


It was founded by Lisandro de la Torre (among others) at the Savoy Hotel in Buenos Aires on December 14, 1914. One of its founders was the academic Dr. Carlos Ibarguren.

As of 2007, it was a member of the national Recrear electoral alliance led by Ricardo López Murphy and the Republican Proposal (PRO) alliance which backed López Murphy for the presidency in 2007. Regarding the Santa Fe province, it is part of an electoral alliance, called the Progressive, Civic and Social Front, as an opposition to the Peronist Front for Victory.