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Popular Assembly

Popular Assembly
Founded April 21, 2006
Headquarters Montevideo, Uruguay
Ideology Communism
Marxism–Leninism
Socialism
Left-wing populism
Political position Far-left
Colors Red
Chamber of Deputies
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Website
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Politics of Uruguay
Political parties
Elections

The Popular Assembly (Spanish: Asamblea Popular) is a socialist electoral coalition in Uruguay.

History

The party was founded in April 2006, as a more left-wing alternative to the March 26 Movement.[2]

The party's best known members include former Senator Helios Sarthou, and political activist Raúl Rodríguez. The group stood Rodriguez in the 2009 presidential election. He took 0.67% of the vote, while the party took 0.66% in the parliamentary elections and did not win any seats.[3]

2014 elections

Popular Assembly will take part in the 2014 Uruguayan general elections under the denomination Popular Unity.

References

  1. ^ "Mejorar no es lo mismo que cambiar", Montevideo COMM, 1st April 2009 (Spanish)
  2. ^ "Dirigentes de CI se irán a Asamblea Popular", LR21 No.3009, 25 August 2008 (Spanish)
  3. ^ Corte Electoral (Spanish)

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