Savoyan League

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Savoyan League
Leader Patrice Abeille
Founded 1995
Headquarters 3, place du Val d'Arly
73400 Ugine
Youth wing Waiting for freedom in Savoy
Ideology Separatism, regionalism
Colors white, red

The Savoyan League (French: Ligue savoisienne, Arpitan: Liga de la Savouè) is a French regionalist political party based in Savoy.[1]

The party supports the independence of Savoy from France. The two departments of Savoy, named Savoie and Haute-Savoie have belonged to France since the Treaty of Turin in 1860. Savoy was previously a sovereign state. It co-operates with the Savoy Region Movement, which does not support independence but rather federalism and Savoyard autonomism.

In the 1998 regional elections, the League won 5.39% in Savoy (4.42% in Savoie and 6.05% in Haute-Savoie) and therefore won a seat in the Rhône-Alpes Regional Council. It did not participate in the 2004 elections. The party, however, holds one village, Margencel.


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