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|Founded||10 August 1836|
|Headquarters||Juan Carlos Gómez 1384, Montevideo|
|Ideology|| Christian democracy |
• Social liberalism
• Wilsonist Current
|Political position|| Centre-right |
(with centrist factions)
|International affiliation||Centrist Democrat International|
|Regional affiliation|| COPPPAL |
|Colors||Blue and White|
|Chamber of Deputies|
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The National Party (Spanish : Partido Nacional, PN), also known as the White Party (Spanish : Partido Blanco), is a major political party in Uruguay, currently the ruling party.
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During the mid-20th century a very peculiar phenomenon occurred: a splinter group known as Independent National Party was active between 1931 and 1959 but, although they were de facto a separate party, they permanently insisted that "there is only one National Party".
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At the 2009 national elections, the National Party won 31 seats out of 99 in the Chamber of Deputies and 9 seats out of 31 in the Senate. Its presidential candidate, Luis Alberto Lacalle, obtained on 25 October 29.07% of the valid, popular vote.
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