- United Democrats
party_name = United Democrats
colorcode = gold
foundation = 1993
website = http://www.edi.org.cy/
The United Democrats ("Ενωμένοι Δημοκράτες", "Enomeni Dimokrates") is a liberal party in
Cyprus. The party was founded by former President of Cyprus George Vasiliouin 1993 as "Kinima Eleftheron Dimokraton" (Movement of free democrats). The party later merged with ADISOK (a group of ex- AKELmembers) to form United Democrats.The party is a member of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party. Its member of parliament, Androulla Vasiliouis member of the ELDR Bureau.At the last legislativeelections, 27 May 2001, the party won 2.6% of the popular vote and 1 out of 56 seats.
2004 Annan Plan Referendum, the party supported the Annan Plan for Cyprus.
In 2005 the party's president
George Vasilioustepped down and Michalis Papapetrouwas elected president. In the elections of 21 May 2006, the party won only 1.6% and lost parliamentary representation. After the loss of the parliamentary representation Michalis Papapetrouexpressed the will to resign as a leader of the party. In March 2007 the vice-president Praxoula Antoniadoutook the leadership of the party.
George Vasiliou2005-2007 Michalis Papapetrou2007-Unknown Praxoula Antoniadou
Contributions to liberal theory
List of liberal parties
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