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  Social Christian Unity
POLITICAL PARTY DETAILS
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AbbreviationPUSC
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/PUSC.cr/
CountryCosta Rica
Established1983-12-21
Disbanded0000-00-00
ContributorPicimpalious
Last EditedBojicat - March 24, 2020 07:16pm
DescriptionCenter-right, pro free market party reduced to minority opposition status by a series of corruption scandals from 2004 to 2005. Party was one of two that dominated Costa Rica's political landscape until 2006.

Party adheres to the populist quasi-Peronist ideals of Costa Rica's former president Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia (1940-44). Ideals are called 'Calderonism'.

Party was formed by a merger of the Christian Democratic, the Republican Calderonista, People's Union and the Democratic Renovation parties.

Party is led by Randall Quirós. Partido Unidad Socialcristiana (PUSC).

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MOST RECENT RACES
02/04/2018 Costa Rica President Rodolfo Piza Rocafort Lost 15.99% (-9.00%)
02/04/2018 Costa Rica Legislative Assembly Social Christian Unity Party Lost 15.79% (-14.04%)
06/04/2017 Costa Rica President - PUSC Primary Rodolfo Piza Rocafort Won 73.10% (+46.21%)
06/04/2017 Costa Rica President - PUSC Primary Rafael Ortiz Fábrega Lost 26.90% (-46.21%)
02/02/2014 Costa Rica President Rodolfo Piza Rocafort Lost 5.97% (-24.97%)
05/19/2013 Costa Rica President - PUSC Primary Rodolfo Hernández Gómez Won 77.00% (+54.00%)
05/19/2013 Costa Rica President - PUSC Primary Rodolfo Piza Rocafort Lost 23.00% (-54.00%)
02/07/2010 Costa Rica President Luis Fishman Lost 3.86% (-42.92%)
02/07/2010 CRC Legislative Assembly Social Christian Unity Party Lost 10.91% (-30.91%)
02/05/2006 Costa Rica President Ricardo Toledo Lost 3.48% (-36.61%)
04/07/2002 Office of President of Costa Rica - Final Election Abel Pacheco de la Espriella Won 57.95% (+15.91%)
02/03/2002 Costa Rica President Abel Pacheco de la Espriella Won 38.58% (+7.53%)
02/03/2002 Costa Rica Legislative Assembly Social Christian Unity Party Won 33.33% (+3.51%)
02/01/1998 Office of President of Costa Rica Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría Won 46.96% (+2.54%)
02/06/1994 Costa Rica President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría Lost 47.74% (-1.88%)
02/04/1990 Office of President of Costa Rica Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier Won 50.18% (+4.19%)
02/02/1986 Costa Rica President Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier Lost 45.42% (-7.28%)
05/08/1982 Costa Rica President Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier Lost 33.64% (-25.16%)
05/08/1978 Costa Rica President Rodrigo Carazo Odio Won 50.51% (+6.68%)