Republican and Socialist Front

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Republican and Socialist Front
Frente Republicana e Socialista
Founded 1 August 1980
Dissolved 1982
Ideology Democratic socialism
Social democracy
Political position Left-wing
National affiliation Coalition of Socialist Party
Leftwing Union for the Socialist Democracy
Independent Social Democratic Action
International affiliation none
Colours Red, Pink

Republican and Socialist Front (Portuguese: Frente Republicana e Socialista, or FRS) was an electoral alliance in Portugal, consisting of the Socialist Party (PS), Leftwing Union for the Socialist Democracy (UEDS) and Independent Social Democratic Action (ASDI). FRS contested the 1980 elections. It got 1,606,198 votes (26.6%) and 71 MPs elected (PS 66 MPs, UEDS and ASDI 4 each). It dissolved in 1982 when PS decided to join coalitions with PSD.