Ivorian Party of Workers
Published 5th December, 2011
The Ivorian Party of Workers or PIT was founded in May 1990 by Francis Wodié and others. It describes itself as centre-left and believes in socials democracy and democratic socialism.
In the November 1990 general election the PIT managed to win one seat in the 175 seat parliament.
The party put up Francis Wodié as its presidential candidate in 1995 and in 2000 but in both cases he polled less than 10% of the vote.
The party was unsuccessful in the 1995 general election, but in the 2000/2001 general election they won four seats in the 225 seat national Assembly.