|President||Pascual del Cioppo|
|Founder||Camilo Ponce Enríquez|
Sixto Durán Ballén
|International affiliation||International Democrat Union|
|Regional affiliation||Union of Latin American Parties|
|Seats in the National Assembly|
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The party was founded in 1951 under the name of Social Christian Movement (Movimiento Social Cristiano) by Camilo Ponce Enríquez, who was Ecuador's president from 1956 to 1960, and Sixto Durán Ballén.
It was initially focused on Quito.