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is a centrist political party
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Venezuela , officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela , is a tropical country on the northern coast of South America. It borders Colombia to the west, Guyana to the east, and Brazil to the south...
arising from the Third Way
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tradition. It is the largest party in Venezuela's fractured opposition, earning 11% of the vote in the 2008 gubernatorial elections. The party arose in Zulia State, and remains far stronger in its home region than elsewhere in the country.
12 candidates of Un Nuevo Tiempo
or supported by Un Nuevo Tiempo
were elected deputies to the National Assembly out of 15 in the sept 26th, 2010 legislative elections
||Elections in Venezuela gives information on elections and election results in Venezuela.Venezuela elects on a national level a head of state a president and a unicameral federal legislature. The President of Venezuela is elected for a six-year term by the people, and is eligible for re-election...
. Un Nuevo Tiempo
boycotted the December 4, 2005 legislative elections. The party's previous leader was Manuel Rosales
Manuel Antonio Rosales Guerrero is a Venezuelan educator and politician and was the most prominent opposition candidate in the 2006 presidential election, losing to incumbent Hugo Chávez...
, Gobernor of Zulia
Zulia State is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital is Maracaibo. In June 30, 2010, it had an estimated population of 3,821,068, giving it the largest population among Venezuela's states. It is located in the northwestern part of the country...
, Venezuela's most populous state. He was also its candidate for the 2006 presidential election
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela held presidential elections on 3 December 2006, to choose a president for the six-year term to begin on 10 January 2007...
, attracting 37% of the national vote.
Omar Enrique Barboza Gutiérrez is the president of the Venezuelan political party Un Nuevo Tiempo in opposition to Hugo Chávez, the current President of Venezuela....
is the current party president.