Christian and Democratic Union

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Christian and Democratic Union

Křesťanská a demokratická unie
AbbreviationKDU
Leader Josef Bartončík
Founded1990
Dissolved1992
Succeeded by
Ideology Christian democracy
Member parties

The Christian and Democratic Union was a political alliance in Czechoslovakia.

History

The alliance was formed prior to the 1990 elections by the Czechoslovak People's Party, the Christian Democratic Party, the Free Peasant Party, the Association of Czechoslovak Entrepreneurs, the Moravian Civic Movement and the Club of Pensioners.

In the elections to the Czechoslovakian Federal Assembly it won nine seats in the Chamber of the People and six in the Chamber of the Nations. In the elections to the National Council of the Czech Republic the party won 20 seats. [1]

The alliance was dissolved before the 1992 elections; the Christian Democratic Party ran in an alliance with the Civic Democratic Party and the other parties ran alone. The Czechoslovak People's Party itself renamed as the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party.

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