France Political parties and leaders

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Political parties and leaders: Centrist and Republican Union or UCR [Francois ZOCCHETTO] (previously Centrist Union
Democratic Movement or MoDem [Francois BAYROU] (previously Union for French Democracy or UDF)
Europe Ecology - The Greens or EELV [Pascal DURAND]
French Communist Party or PCF [Pierre LAURENT]
Left Front Coalition or FDG [Jean-Luc MELENCHON]
Left Party or PG [Jean-Luc MELENCHON and Martine BILLARD]
Left Radical Party or PRG [Jean-Michel BAYLET] (previously Radical Socialist Party or PRS and the Left Radical Movement or MRG)
Movement for France or MPF [Philippe DE VILLIERS]
National Front or FN [Marine LE PEN]
New Anticapitalist Party or NPA [collective leadership; main spokesperson Christine POUPIN]
New Center or NC [Herve MORIN]
Radical Party [Jean-Louis BORLOO]
Rally for France or RPF [Charles PASQUA]
Republican and Citizen Movement or MRC [Jean-Luc LAURENT]
Socialist Party or PS [Haerlem DESIR]
United Republic or RS [Dominique DE VILLEPIN]
Union for a Popular Movement or UMP [Jean-Francois COPE]
Worker's Struggle (Lutte Ouvriere) or LO [collective leadership; spokespersons Nathalie ARTHAUD and Arlette LAQUILLER]

Definition: This entry includes a listing of significant political organizations and their leaders.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of December 6, 2013

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