Movimiento Unión Soberanista Article

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Sovereign Union Movement
Movimiento Unión Soberanista
PresidentMaría de Lourdes Guzmán
Vice-PresidentArturo Hernández
Vice-PresidentRosa N. Bell Bayron
FoundedOctober 2010
Headquarters San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ideology Sovereignty for Puerto Rico
Political position Center-left
Colors     Teal
Website
www.muspr.org

Movimiento Unión Soberanista (MUS) (English: Sovereign Union Movement) is a Puerto Rican political party. The party was founded in October 2010 in the city of Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Certification

On March 20, 2012, the Puerto Rico State Commission on Elections (CEE) certified the MUS as a registered party after obtaining the 60,000 endorsements required by Puerto Rican Electoral law. [1]

Election results

The MUS is currently a small third party. Its candidate for Governor of Puerto Rico, lawyer Arturo Hernández, came in fifth place in the 2012 elections with 0.56% of the vote; María de Lourdes Guzmán, the MUS's candidate for Resident Commissioner, also finished fifth with 0.62% of the vote. [2] The MUS failed to win any seats in the Puerto Rican Senate or House.

References

  1. ^ Rodriguez-Sanchez, Israel (March 20, 2012). "Conty asegura que no se repetirá el caos de las primarias". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish). Puerto Rico. Retrieved March 20, 2012.
  2. ^ http://64.185.222.182/REYDI_Escrutinio12/index.html#es/default/GOBERNADOR_ISLA.xml Archived 2013-08-04 at the Wayback Machine.