National Unity Party (Central African Republic)
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The party was established in 1997. In the 1998 parliamentary elections it won three seats. In the presidential elections the following year the party nominated Jean-Paul Ngoupandé as its candidate. Ngoupandé, who had briefly served as president from June 1996 to January 1997, finished sixth out of ten candidates with 3.2% of the vote.
In the presidential elections held on 13 March 2005 Ngoupandé received 5.1% of the vote. In the simultaneous parliamentary elections the party won three seats in the National Assembly as part of the Consultation of Opposition Political Parties alliance.
In 2010 the PUN joined the Presidential Majority alliance in preparation for the 2011 general elections. The party nominated 12 candidates for the 105 seats in the National Assembly, and although the alliance won 11 seats, the PUN failed to win a seat.
- CAR: Parties with seats in the 2005 National Assembly EISA
- "Central African Republic". World Statesmen. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
- Report of the Observation Mission of the Presidential and Legislative Elections of 13 March and 8 May 2005 in the Central African Republic Francophone Democracy (in French)
- Political agreement between the parties of the Presidential Majority Journal de Bangui, 24 December 2010
- CAR: Number of National Assembly candidates by party in the 2011 election EISA
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