Progressive Party of Laeral

Progressive Party of Laeral

Parti Progressiste
LeaderTanvi Misra
ChairpersonChen Ting-fei
FounderZhou Wei-lin
FoundedDecember 19, 1952 (1952-12-19)
Preceded bySocial Democratic Party
HeadquartersLaeralsford, Laeral
NewspaperEn Avant
Student wingStudent Progressives
Youth wingYoung Progressives of Laeral
Women's wingNational Union of Progressive Women
LGBT WingLGBT Progressives
Membership (2016)2,100,000
IdeologySocial Democracy
Political positionCenter-left
International affiliationProgressive Alliance
ColorsRed
Anthem"Progressive March"
Assembly of Commons
98 / 386
General Assembly
18 / 66
Website
progressiste.org.lr

The Progressive Party of Laeral (French: Parti Progressiste) is a center-left, social democratic political party in Laeral. It is one of four major contemporary political parties in Laeral, and is currently in government at the federal level following the 2018 Laeralian Federal Election. The party counts former President Nicholas Brennan and Prime Minister Tanvi Misra as members. The Progressive Party is currently the second-largest party in the Assembly of Commons and the General Assembly.

History

The Progressive Party was formed following the 1952 coup attempt known as the Bloody Summer by Zhou Wei-lin of the so-called Gang of Five, the five leftist leaders who had dominated Laeralian politics during the Republican period. Edmond Yeoh and Matthieu Dallaire were co-founders.