Socialist Workers' Party (Argentina)

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Socialist Workers' Party
Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas
Abbreviation PTS
President José Montes
Founded 1988
Headquarters Buenos Aires, Argentina
Newspaper La Verdad Obrera (1992-2015)
La Izquierda Diario(2015-)
Youth wing Juventud del PTS
Ideology Trotskyism
Revolutionary socialism
Political position Far-left
National affiliation FIT
International affiliation Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International
Colours Red
Seats in the Chamber of Deputies
1 / 257
Seats in the Senate
0 / 72

The Socialist Workers' Party (Spanish: Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas, PTS), previously known as the Workers Party for Socialism (Partido de Trabajadores por el Socialismo), is a Trotskyist political party in Argentina. It was founded in 1988, as the first schism of the Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS), a Trotskyist party led by Nahuel Moreno until his death. Within the next four years, the MAS split into more than 20 groups.[citation needed]

In the presidential election of 2007 it obtained 95,000 votes (0,57%). The number of voters for this party in the 2003 parliamentary election was 42,331 (about 0.25%). In the 1999 presidential election the party had obtained 43,911 votes (about 0.23%).

PTS is the Argentine section of Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International.

It participates in the Workers' Left Front. It has one national deputy, Nicolás del Caño; current or recent provincial deputies include Christian Castillo, Raúl Godoy and Laura Vilches.

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