Independent Regionalist Party
|Founded||July 4, 2006|
|Merger of||Regionalist Action Party of Chile and National Alliance of Independents|
|National affiliation||Chile Vamos|
|Membership (2009)||40,852 (9th)|
|Colours||Blue and Red|
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The Independent Regionalist Party (Spanish: Partido Regionalista Independiente, PRI) is a centrist political party in Chile. It is a regionalist party ideology, which has nationwide presence. It is intended to be an alternative to the dominant coalitions in the Chilean electoral system, the New Majority and the Alliance.
It was founded on July 4, 2006, following the merger of the National Alliance of Independents (ANI) and Regionalist Action Party of Chile (PAR), grouped moves before Independent Regional Force. In 2008, joined a group of former members of the Christian Democratic Party, who were known as Los Colorines (the Redheads), referring to the hair color of their leader, Adolfo Zaldivar.
For the 2009-10 presidential election did not support any candidate. For the parliamentary election, the party joined the coalition "Clean Chile Vote Happy", along with Broad Social Movement and Country Force. Got the election of three deputies, who later left the party. For the 2013 presidential election, the Regionalist Party of the Independents selected as candidate political scientist Ricardo Israel, who ran for mayor of Santiago in the 2008 municipal election.
The following is a list of the presidential candidates supported by the Regionalist Independent Party. (Information gathered from the Archive of Chilean Elections).
- Estadistica de cantidad de afiliados a partidos politicos, al 14/08/2009
- (in Spanish) http://www.pricentro.cl/imgsitio/Documento-Programatico.pdf "Regionalista, Reformista y Moderado"
- (in Spanish) Terra. "Listas y partidos políticos para las Elecciones presidenciales y parlamentarias de 2005.". Retrieved October 19, 2013.
- (in Spanish) Chile.com. "ADOLFO ZALDÍVAR INGRESÓ AL PRI". Retrieved October 19, 2013.
- (in Spanish) Cambio 21. "Vida y milagros de los ex DC que siguieron al "colorín" Zaldívar. Renuncias y divisiones políticas inundan al PRI". December 2, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2013.
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