National Unity Front


National Unity Front
This is article about a Bolivian political party. For a Polish communist political organization, see Front of National Unity.

The National Unity Front (Spanish: Frente de Unidad Nacional) is a political party in Bolivia. At the legislative elections in 2005, the party won 7.8 % of the popular vote and 8 out of 130 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 1 out of 27 seats in the Senate. Its candidate at the presidential elections, Samuel Jorge Doria Medina Auza, won 7.8 % of the popular vote. In the 2009 elections, Samuel Doria Medina ran again and won 5.65% of the vote. The party won 3 seats in the Chamber of Deputies but none in the Senate. It seeks to position itself as a moderate third force in Bolivian politics. [1]

In the 2010 regional elections, UN formed alliances with Popular Consensus in Cochabamba and Chuquisaca departments, becoming the largest opposition grouping, while becoming the third largest party in La Paz and Oruro departments. At municipal level, it obtained representation in La Paz, El Alto, Cochabamba (where it narrowly failed to win the mayorship but is the equal largest party in the city council) and Oruro.