Equality Party (Chile)

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Equality Party
Partido Igualdad
President Guillermo González Castro
Founded 2009
Coalition Broad Front
Ideology Communism
Political position Far-left
Colours Black and White
Chamber of Deputies
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The Equality Party (Partido Igualdad) is a political party in Chile. It was founded in 2009 by various social movements of workers, students, mortgage borrowers, townspeople and human rights organizations, among other actors. Its first president was former communist councilor of Peñalolen, Lautaro Guanca.[1]

Legally registered in 2012, it first appeared in the municipal elections of that year. Reaching 0.81% of the vote, it got the election of one councilor.[2]

For the 2013 elections, the party proclaimed Roxana Miranda as its presidential candidate.[3] The party joined the Broad Front and supported Beatriz Sánchez for President in 2017, winning a seat in the lower house.

Presidential candidates[edit]

The following is a list of the presidential candidates supported by the Equality Party. (Information gathered from the Archive of Chilean Elections).


  1. ^ (in Spanish) Radio Universidad de Chile. "Igualdad: nuevo partido político popular". 28 December 2009. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Elecciones.gov.cl Total Nacional, concejales 2012.
  3. ^ (in Spanish) La Nación. "Dirigenta de Andha será candidata a la Presidencia". 23 January 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 

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