New Party (Brazil)

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New Party
Partido Novo
PresidentMoisés Jardim
Vice PresidentRicardo Taboaço
Administrative SecretaryJosé Carlos dos Santos
Secretary of Institutional and Legal SubjectsPatricia Vianna
Finances SecretaryMarcos Alcântara Machado
Adjunct SecretaryFábio Luís Ribeiro
FoundedFebruary 12, 2011 (2011-02-12)
Approved: September 15, 2015 (2015-09-15)
Membership19,022[1]
IdeologyClassical liberalism[2][3]
Economic liberalism[2][3]
Political positionCentre-right to Right-wing [4]
Colours     Orange
     White
TSE Identification Number30
Seats in the Federal Senate
0 / 81
Seats in the Chamber of Deputies
8 / 513
Governorships
1 / 27
Seats in Legislative Assemblies
12 / 1,024
Mayorships
0 / 5,568
Seats in Municipal Chambers
4 / 56,810
Website
novo.org.br

The New Party (Portuguese: Partido Novo, NOVO) is a liberal Brazilian political party founded on 12 February 2011.

The party was registered on 23 July 2014, supported by the signatures of 493,316 citizens. Its creation was approved on 15 September 2015.[5] The party requested to use the number "30" for election identification. It is ideologically aligned with classical liberalism,[6][7] and is mostly formed by people with no political experience.

Ideology[edit]

The New Party supports policies that reduce the state's interference in the economy.[8] It does not take any stance on social issues like abortion and legalization of drugs, but it is in favor of same-sex marriage and is pro-gun rights.[9] The party positions itself as classical-liberal.[10]

Policy proposals[edit]

The party's proposals include reforming the ways parties are allowed to obtain funding and ending compulsory voting, and defending private financing of campaigns.[11]

The party aims for the privatization of public enterprises like Petrobras and Banco do Brasil[12] although the party supports welfare programs like Bolsa Família. It also aims to privatize the public health system and public education. The state would give vouchers for health and education to people who couldn't afford it.[citation needed]

The party opposes extensive regulation in many aspects of Brazilian society. They believe the central bank should be independent from the state.[13]

Presidents[edit]

Name Mandate Ref.
João Dionisio Amoêdo February 12, 2011 - July 4, 2017 [14]
Ricardo Taboaço July 4, 2017 - July 25, 2017 [14]
Moisés Jardim July 25, 2017 - present [15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tse.jus.br/eleitor/estatisticas-de-eleitorado/filiados
  2. ^ a b Pinheiro, Leo. "Desilusão com a política pode ajudar Novo a crescer, diz presidente da sigla". Folha de S.Paulo. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  3. ^ a b Pinheiro, Joel. "Conversamos com João Amoedo, fundador do partido Novo". Spotniks. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  4. ^ The loneliness of the right-wing legislator publicado no :The Economist" (2014)
  5. ^ G1. "Partido Novo recebe registro do TSE e se torna 33ª legenda do país". g1.globo.com. G1. Archived from the original on 21 November 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  6. ^ The loneliness of the right-wing legislator publication: "The Economist" (2014)
  7. ^ Roberto Motta, how much cross-pollination is there between your political party (Partido Novo) and the network of right-wing think tanks being managed by Atlas Network in Brazil? published by "Quora" (15 Sep 2015)
  8. ^ Partido Novo. "Partido Novo website". novo.org.br. NOVO. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  9. ^ http://spotniks.com/conversamos-com-joao-amoedo-fundador-do-partido-novo/
  10. ^ Novo será o nome do próximo partido de extrema-direita by R7TV (2013)
  11. ^ Partido Novo quer privatizar o Brasil; veja entrevista by Raphael Martins of EXAME Mag.
  12. ^ Partido novo: a ultradireita consegue voz by Leandro Mazzini, published at " Opinião e Notícia" (2014)
  13. ^ Partido Novo assume eleitorado de direita e Rede, de Marina, é a 34ª legenda no país by Prof. Maria do Socorro Sousa Braga, of Ufscar (Citation: "The Novo Party is a legend that not only represents the right as does not hide its position. While other conservative associations never clearly assume the political spectrum where they operate, positioning itself as one ashamed right, the NOVO does not deny what it is"
  14. ^ a b Mauricio Lima (July 5, 2017). "Partido Novo anuncia troca na presidência". Veja.
  15. ^ "DIRETÓRIOS". Novo.org.br.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
29 – LCP (PCO)
Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties
30 – NEW (NOVO)
Succeeded by
31 – HPS (PHS)