Socialist Workers' Party (Argentina)

Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas
Socialist Workers' Party
President José Montes
Founded 1988
Headquarters Buenos Aires, Argentina
Newspaper La Verdad Obrera (1992-2015)
La Izquierda Diario(2015-)
Youth wing Juventud del PTS
Ideology Trotskyism
Revolutionary socialism
National affiliation FIT
International affiliation Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International
Colours Red
Seats in the Chamber of Deputies
1 / 257
Seats in the Senate
0 / 72

The Socialist Workers' Party (Spanish: Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas, PTS), previously known as the Workers Party for Socialism (Partido de Trabajadores por el Socialismo), is a Trotskyist (left-wing revolutionary socialist) political party in Argentina. It was founded in 1988, as the first schism of the Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS), a Trotskyist party led by Nahuel Moreno until his death. Within the next four years, the MAS split into more than 20 groups.

In the presidential election of 2007 it obtained 95,000 votes (0,57%). The number of voters for this party in the 2003 parliamentary election was 42,331 (about 0.25%). In the 1999 presidential election the party had obtained 43,911 votes (about 0.23%).

PTS is the Argentine section of Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International.

It participates in the Workers' Left Front. It has one national deputy, Nicolás del Caño; current or recent provincial deputies include Christian Castillo, Raúl Godoy and Laura Vilches.

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