United People Alliance
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|Founded||14 April 1978|
|Preceded by||Electoral Front United People|
|Succeeded by||Democratic Unity Coalition|
|National affiliation||Portuguese Communist Party
Portuguese Democratic Movement
Ecologist Party "The Greens"
The United People Alliance (Portuguese: Aliança Povo Unido or APU) was an electoral and political coalition between the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) and the Portuguese Democratic Movement (MDP-CDE). After 1983, the Ecologist Party "The Greens" also joined.
The coalition was formed in 1978 in order to run for the next year legislative election and split up after the breakaway and implosion of the MDP-CDE in 1987. After that, the PCP started to run in coalition with the Ecologist Party "The Greens" in the Democratic Unity Coalition.
Electoral results achieved by APU
Assembly of the Republic
|Election||Assembly of the Republic||Government||Size||Notes|
47 / 250
|7||Opposition||3rd||New coalition. Variation in votes and seats from PCP.|
41 / 250
44 / 250
38 / 250
316 / 1,900
|48||3rd||New coalition. Variation in votes and seats from FEPU.|
316 / 1,909
303 / 1,975