- National Encounter Party
Encuentro Nacional Leader Fernando Camacho Founded 26 October 1991 Headquarters Asunción Ideology Social democracy Political position Centre-left
The National Encounter Movement was established on 26 October 1991. Prior to the 1993 elections the National Encounter Party was established as a coalition of the Revolutionary Febrerista Party, the Christian Democratic Party, Asuncion for All and a breakaway faction of the Colorado Party. The elections saw the party receive 17.9% of the national vote, becoming the country's third largest party with nine seats in the Chamber of Deputies and eight in the Senate. Together with the Authentic Radical Liberal Party (PLRA), it held a majority in the Chamber of Deputies opposed to the ruling Colorado Party. Its candidate in the presidential election, Guillermo Caballero Vargas, received 24.1% of the vote.
For the 1998 general elections the party formed an alliance with the PLRA named the Democratic Alliance. However, the PEN was reduced to eight seats in the Chamber and seven in the Senate as the Colorado Party regained their majority in both houses, and the alliance's presidential candidate, Domingo Laino finished second with 43.9% of the vote. By the 2003 elections support for the party had dwindled, and it won only one seat in the Senate and none in the Chamber of Deputies, whilst its presidential candidate, Diego Abente Brun received just 0.6% of the vote. For the 2008 elections the party joined the Patriotic Alliance for Change, which won two seats in the Chamber.
Political parties in Paraguay Current partiesAuthentic Radical Liberal Party · Beloved Fatherland Movement · Colorado Party · Democratic Progressive Party · Departmental Alliance Boquerón · Left regroupment · National Union of Ethical Citizens · Paraguayan Communist Party · Paraguayan Humanist Party · Patriotic Alliance for Change (Revolutionary Febrerista Party · National Encounter Party · Party for a Country of Solidarity · Christian Democratic Party · Movement for Socialism · Broad Front · Progressive Democratic Party) · Popular Democratic Movement · Popular Movement Tekojoja · Revolutionary Socialist Party · Tetã Pyahu Movement · United Left (Partido Patria Libre · Workers' Party · Socialist Revolutionary Nucleus · April 19 Indigenous Movement · Paraguayan Socialist Party) Defunct parties
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