Independent Democratic Union

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Independent Democratic Union
LeaderJuan Antonio Coloma
FoundedSeptember 24, 1983
HeadquartersSuecia 286, Providencia, Santiago de Chile
Youth wingJuventud UDI
CoalitionAlliance
Membership (2009)77,753 (7th)[1]
IdeologyConservatism,[2]
National conservatism,[3]
Social conservatism,[4]
Economic liberalism,[3]
Gremialismo
Political positionRight-wing[5][6]
International affiliationInternational Democrat Union
Regional affiliationUnion of Latin American Parties
ColoursBlue, White and Yellow
Chamber of Deputies
39 / 120
Senate
8 / 38
Website
http://www.udi.cl/

The Independent Democratic Union (Spanish: Unión Demócrata Independiente, UDI) is a political party in Chile. Its politics are considered to be right wing. The party was founded on 1983 by Jaime Guzmán during the government of Augusto Pinochet.

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  1. Estadistica de cantidad de afiliados a partidos politicos, al 14/08/2009
  2. Middlebrook, Kevin J. (2000). Conservative Parties, the Right, and Democracy in Latin America. JHU Press. p. 34. ISBN 978-0-8018-6386-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kirby, Peadar (2003). Introduction to Latin America: Twenty-First Century Challenges. SAGE. p. 157. ISBN 978-0-7619-7373-7.
  4. Manuel, Paul Christopher; Reardon, Lawrence C.; Wilcox, Clyde (2006). The Catholic Church and the Nation-State: Comparative Perspectives. Georgetown University Press. p. 98. ISBN 1-58901-724-2.
  5. Middlebrook, Kevin J. (2000). Conservative Parties, the Right, and Democracy in Latin America. JHU Press. p. 54. ISBN 978-0-8018-6386-8.
  6. Millett, Richard L.; Holmes, Jennifer S.; Perez, Orlando J. (2008). Latin American Democracy: Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?. Taylor & Francis. p. 274. ISBN 978-0-203-88418-8.

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