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The Centre (political party)

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The Centre (German: Die Mitte; French: Le Centre; Italian: Il Centro) or Alliance of the Centre (Italian: Alleanza del Centro; Romansh: Allianza dal Center) is a centrist political party in Switzerland. It was created on 1 January 2021 through the merger of the Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland (CVP/PDC) and the Conservative Democratic Party of Switzerland (BDP/PBD). The party has 28 of 200 seats in the National Council and has 13 of 46 seats in the Council of States.

The president of the party is Gerhard Pfister. The party's representative on the Federal Council is Viola Amherd.

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