Republican Progressive Democratic Front

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Republican Progressive Democratic Front

Fronte Democratico Progressista Repubblicano
LeaderGiulio Bordon
IdeologySocialism
Republicanism
Regionalism
Political positionLeft-wing

The Republican Progressive Democratic Front (Italian: Fronte Democratico Progressista Repubblicano) was a political coalition in the Aosta Valley, formed ahead of the 1946 Italian Constituent Assembly election.[1] Aosta Valley had just been declared an autonomous province by the government of Italy to prevent a risk of annexation by De Gaulle's France, and a special FPTP electoral constituency was created. The Front obtained 21,853 votes (51.79%) of the votes in the Aosta Valley and won the sole seat of the constituency.[2] Giulio Bordon was the FDPR parliamentarian.[1] Bordon sat in the Autonomist group in the Constituent Assembly together with the Action Party.[3]

Composition

It was composed of the following leftist political parties:

Party Ideology Leader
Italian Socialist Party (PSI) Socialism Pietro Nenni
Italian Communist Party (PCI) Communism Palmiro Togliatti
Italian Republican Party (PRI) Republicanism Randolfo Pacciardi
Action Party (PdA) Liberal socialism Riccardo Lombardi

Electoral results

Constituent Assembly
Election year Votes % Seats +/− Leader
1946 21,853 (1st)[a] 51.8
1 / 1
Giulio Bordon
  1. ^ Only in Aosta Valley.

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