LIVRE

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FREE
LIVRE
Leader Collective leadership
Spokesperson Rui Tavares
Founded 31 January 2014 (2014-01-31)
Legalized 20 March 2014 (2014-03-20)
Headquarters Praça Olegário Mariano
n.º 5 – 2.º esq
1170–278 Lisboa
Youth wing None
Membership No information
Ideology Eco-socialism
Green politics
Democratic socialism
Pro-Europeanism[1]
Political position Centre-left[1] to Left-wing
European affiliation European Green Party (observer)[2]
International affiliation None
European Parliament group The Greens–European Free Alliance[2]
Colours Dark sea green
Assembly of the Republic
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European Parliament
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Regional
parliaments
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Local
Government
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Website
www.livrept.net
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Green politics
Sunflower symbol

LIVRE[3] or FREE (also previously known as LIVRE/Tempo de Avançar, FREE/Time to Move On[4] or FREE/Time to Move Forward[citation needed] with the acronym L/TDA), abbreviated as L, is a Portuguese eco-socialist political party founded in 2014.

Its founding principles are ecology, universalism, freedom, equity, solidarity, socialism and Europeanism.[5] Its symbol is the poppy.

It was legalised by the Portuguese Constitutional Court on 20 March 2014.[6] On 20 May 2015, it officially changed its name LIVRE to LIVRE/Tempo de Avançar, with L/TDA as its abbreviation.[7]

Electoral results[edit]

Assembly of the Republic[edit]

Election year # of overall
votes
% of overall
vote
# of overall
seats won
+/- Notes
2015 39,330 0.7 (#9)
0 / 230
Rui Tavares was the main candidate.

European Parliament[edit]

Election year # of overall
votes
% of overall
vote
# of overall
seats won
+/- Notes
2014 71,495 2.2 (#6)
0 / 21
MEP Rui Tavares as the top candidate.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tilo Wagner (24 April 2014). "Upstart Portuguese party wants more Europe". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 12 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Maria Lopes (23 May 2014). "Rui Tavares recebe apoio da cúpula dos Verdes europeus". Público (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  3. ^ ACÓRDÃO N.º 316/2017 Tribunal Constitucional. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  4. ^ Paul Mitchell (25 May 2015). "Moves for a "left alliance" government accelerate in Portugal". World Socialist Web Site. International Committee of the Fourth International. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Declaração de princípios aprovada na reunião de 16 de novembro de 2013". LIVRE (in Portuguese). 16 November 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "ACÓRDÃO N.º 255/2014" (in Portuguese). Tribunal Constitucional. 19 March 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "ACÓRDÃO N.º 283/2015" (in Portuguese). Tribunal Constitucional. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 

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