Socialist Party (Peru)

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Socialist Party
Partido Socialista
LeaderJavier Diez Canseco
Founded2005
HeadquartersPlaza Bolognesi 590, Lima, Peru
IdeologySocialism,
Democratic socialism
Political positionLeft-wing
Website
partidosocialista-peru.com

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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