Socialist Party (Peru)

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For the original Socialist Party in Peru formed by José Carlos Mariátegui in 1928, see Peruvian Communist Party. For the party founded in 1930 by Luciano Castillo Colonna, see Socialist Party of Peru (1930).
Socialist Party
Partido Socialista
Leader Javier Diez Canseco
Founded 2005
Headquarters Plaza Bolognesi 590, Lima, Peru
Ideology Socialism,
Democratic socialism
Political position Left-wing

The Socialist Party (Spanish: Partido Socialista) is a Peruvian political party founded in 2005.[1] Its presidential candidate for the 2006 national election was Javier Diez Canseco. At the legislative elections held on 9 April 2006, the party won 1.2% of the popular vote but no seats in the Congress of the Republic.

At the 2011 general election, the party was part of the successful alliance Peru Wins, led by Ollanta Humala. Its founder, Javier Diez Canseco, became a congressman for Lima.


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