The Independent Republicans were a French liberal-conservative political group founded in 1962, which became a political party in 1966 (National Federation of the Independent Republicans). The leader was Valéry Giscard d'Estaing.
In 1977 it became the Republican Party which joined the Union for French Democracy the following year. Eventually the Republicans joined the Union for a Popular Movement in 2002.
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... démocratique du travail or UDT), and allied with Valéry Giscard d'Estaing's Independent Republicans, the UNR won the 1962 legislative election and Pompidou was ... difficult with the only allied party in the presidential majority, the Independent Republicans, while the opposition was reconstructed ... The UDR, allied with the Independent Republicans and Centre, Democracy and Progress, won the 1973 legislative election and succeeded in blocking the "Union of the Left" and its Common Programme ...
... Republican nomination for Governor Candidate Votes % Daniel Henry Chamberlain 73 59.4 John T. 40 32.5 John Winsmith 10 8.1 At the convention of the state Republicans on September 8 through September 11 in Columbia, the delegates felt that reform was vital for ... His association with Radical Republicans such as Senator John J ...
... During the French Third Republic, a number of parliamentary groups in the Chamber of Deputies united conservative and right-wing members ... A similar group, the Republican Independents also existed, uniting most of the far-right ...
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