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The European Party
is a centrist
In politics, centrism is the ideal or the practice of promoting policies that lie different from the standard political left and political right. Most commonly, this is visualized as part of the one-dimensional political spectrum of left-right politics, with centrism landing in the middle between...
A political party is a political organization that typically seeks to influence government policy, usually by nominating their own candidates and trying to seat them in political office. Parties participate in electoral campaigns, educational outreach or protest actions...
Cyprus , officially the Republic of Cyprus , is a Eurasian island country, member of the European Union, in the Eastern Mediterranean, east of Greece, south of Turkey, west of Syria and north of Egypt. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.The earliest known human activity on the...
founded in 2005, largely out of the parties New Horizons
The New Horizons was a political party in Cyprus.At the legislative elections, 27 May 2001, the party won 3.0 % of the popular vote and 1 out of 56 seats. In 2005, the party merged with politicians from Evropaiki Dimokratia to form Evropaiko Komma....
and European Democracy.
It is a member of the European Democratic Party
The European Democratic Party is a centrist European political party in favour of European integration. It was initiated on April 16, 2004 and formally founded on December 9 in Brussels...
In the elections of 21 May 2006
Parliamentary elections were held in Cyprus on 21 May 2006. AKEL and the Democratic Rally both won 18 of the 56 seats. Voter turnout was 89.0%.-Results:...
, the party won 5.8 % and 3 out of 56 seats.