Democratic Peasants' Party–Lupu

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The Democratic Peasants' Party–Lupu (Romanian: Partidul Țărănesc Democrat–Lupu) was a political party in Romania.

History

The party was established on 20 January 1946 as a breakway from the National Peasants' Party.[1] Led by Nicolae L. Lupu, it contested the November 1946 elections, winning two seats.[2]

Despite its vote share falling from 2.4% to 0.7%, the party retained its two seats in the 1948 elections. However, they were the last multi-party elections held until 1990.

References

  1. The History of the Soviet Bloc 1945–1991: A Chronology: Part 1, 1945–1952 Cold War History Research Center
  2. Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1610 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
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