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  Democratic Socialism
POLITICAL PARTY DETAILS
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AbbreviationPDS
Websitehttp://www.sozialisten.de/
CountryGermany
Established1990-02-04
Disbanded2005-07-17
ContributorJester5716
Last EditedUser 13 - August 16, 2005 07:35pm
DescriptionThis party is all the members of the former East German ruling party, the Socialist Unity Party. The party has roots with the SPD but after Germany was split into 2 after World War 2, they became independant of their West German groups.

Party changed its name to the Left Party on July 17, 2005 and formed and electoral alliance with the WASG for the September 2005 Bundestag elections.

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NEWS
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Jul 22, 2005 02:00am News Left Party To Counter Zepp-LaRouche Campaign  Article Picimpalious 
Jul 17, 2005 02:20am News Goodbye PDS, Hello "Left Party"  Article Picimpalious 

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MOST RECENT RACES
03/26/2006 Saxony-Anhalt State Parliament - Party Control Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 0.00% (-41.24%)
03/26/2006 Saxony-Anhalt State Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 0.00% (-41.24%)
05/22/2005 NRW State Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 0.89% (-43.95%)
02/20/2005 Schleswig-Holstein State Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 0.79% (-39.36%)
09/19/2004 Saxony State Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 23.58% (-17.53%)
09/19/2004 Saxony State Parliament - Party Control Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 25.00% (-19.35%)
09/19/2004 Brandenburg Landtag - Party Control Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 32.95% (-4.55%)
09/19/2004 Brandenburg State Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 29.66% (-4.18%)
09/19/2004 Brandenburg Minister-President Dagmar Enkelmann Lost 32.95% (-27.27%)
09/05/2004 Saarland State Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 2.32% (-45.16%)
06/13/2004 Thuringia State Parliament - Party Control Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 31.82% (-19.32%)
06/13/2004 Thuringia State Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 26.10% (-16.86%)
06/13/2004 DEU European Parliament Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 7.07% (-33.33%)
06/13/2004 DEU European Parliament - Popular Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 6.13% (-30.38%)
06/13/2004 Thuringia Minister-President Bodo Ramelow Lost 31.82% (-19.32%)
05/25/2003 Bremen B├╝rgerschaft - Popular Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 1.67% (-40.65%)
09/22/2002 Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania State Parliament - Party List Vote Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 16.40% (-24.23%)
09/22/2002 Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania State Parliament - Party Control Party of Democratic Socialism Won 18.31% (-16.90%)
09/22/2002 Bundestag - Party Control Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 0.33% (-41.29%)
09/22/2002 Bundestag - Party List Votes Party of Democratic Socialism Lost 3.99% (-34.53%)