RCD (Constitutional Union for Democracy)

The main political party in Tunisia. After the elections of March 1994 it got 144 seats of the 163 in the Tunisian parliament. It has a center left profile. It was formerly called « Parti Socialiste Destourien » but the name was changed in February 1988 after the sacking of President Bourguiba.
The RCD is chaired by Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali who is also President of the Republic.