Progressive Bloc
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The Progressive Bloc is an electoral alliance
Political party
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...

 in the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of La Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are shared by two countries...

. The alliance is led by the Dominican Liberation Party
Dominican Liberation Party
The Dominican Liberation Party is one of the main political parties of the Dominican Republic, and has a centrist position.The party has been elected into office thrice now with Leonel Fern√°ndez as President of the Dominican Republic in the 1996, 2004 and 2008 elections, though losing in 2000...

and gained an absolute majority in the 16 May 2006 legislative election.

Electoral strength

In the following table the electoral strength of the Progressive Bloc and its member parties as well as of the opposing parties are listed.
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