Workers' Party (Argentina)

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Workers' Party
Partido Obrero
Abbreviation PO
Founded 1964 as Política Obrera (Workers' Policy)
Headquarters Bartolomé Mitre 2162 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ideology Trotskyism
National affiliation Workers' Left Front
International affiliation CRFI
Colors Red, yellow
Seats in the Chamber of Deputies
1 / 257
Seats in the Senate
0 / 72
Party flag
Logo del Partido Obrero.png

The Workers' Party (Spanish: Partido Obrero, PO) is an Argentine Trotskyist (left-wing socialist) political party. It is the largest national section of the Co-ordinating Committee for the Refoundation of the Fourth International.

In the 2009 legislative election, the party received 1.1% of the vote. Its strongest vote in this and some other recent elections has been in Salta Province in the north west, particularly in the city of Salta itself; its next best was in neighbouring Catamarca.

Its members have included Jorge Altamira, Néstor Pitrola, Claudio del Plá, Pablo Rieznik and Mariano Ferreyra.

It participates in the Workers Left Front, which had some success in elections in 2011. Following elections in 2013 it now has two national deputies, and several provincial deputies and councilors.


Its main publication is the weekly Prensa Obrera (Workers' Press), started in 1982.[1] whose articles are often distributed and translated in other countries.


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