Progressive Convergence
Convergencia Progresista
LeaderHeraldo Muñoz
Carlos Maldonado
Álvaro Elizalde
Founded8 October 2018
Dissolved30 September 2020
Preceded byNew Majority
Succeeded byConstituent Unity
HeadquartersSantiago de Chile
IdeologySocial democracy
Third Way
Progressivism
Political positionCentre to centre-left
Senators
14 / 43
Deputies
31 / 155
Mayors
60 / 345

Progressive Convergence (Spanish: Convergencia Progresista, CP) was a political alliance in Chile. The alliance was created on 8 October 2018 and was composed of the Party for Democracy (PPD), the Radical Party (PR) and the Socialist Party (PS).[1]

The alliance was created as a coordination group of Chile's social-democratic and center-left parties after the dissolution of the New Majority coalition, which was defeated in the 2017 general election.[2]

The group Sought to dialogue with other parties and coalitions such as the Communist Party and the Broad Front to oppose Chile Vamos.[3] The alliance was supplanted by the Constituent Unity in 2020.

Composition

The alliance was consisted of the three parties of the former New Majority.[4]

Party Spanish Leader
Party for Democracy
Partido por la Democracia Heraldo Muñoz
Social Democrat Radical Party
Partido Radical Carlos Maldonado
Socialist Party
Partido Socialista Álvaro Elizalde

See also

References

  1. ^ ""Convergencia Progresista": PR, PPD y PS forman nueva alianza política" (in Spanish). Cooperativa.cl. 9 October 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Un proceso complejo pero inevitable tras la derrota: La lenta reconfiguración de la ex Nueva Mayoría" (in Spanish). EMOL. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  3. ^ "La silenciosa rearticulación de la ex Nueva Mayoría" (in Spanish). La Tercera. 26 May 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  4. ^ "PS, PPD y Partido Radical crean nuevo bloque "Convergencia Progresista" para liderar centroizquierda". Biobiochile.cl (in Spanish). 8 October 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2020.