While most of the analysts attribute the failure to the weak and non-performing activity of the Romanian Democratic Convention, the coordinator of the election campaign, Dan Capalana (Emil Constantinescu's next counselor in 1996 and former member in the Civic Alliance Party
's leadership), analyzes other two reasons: "the insufficient presence of the Civic Alliance Party
in pre-electoral political life, comparatively to the potential of liking which the party held at its establishment" and "the division between the Civic Alliance and the Civic Alliance Party
NORTHERN Ireland's Alliance Party
last night agreed to change the designation of its assembly members to unionist to solve the political crisis at Stormont.
But at the eleventh hour the Alliance Party
said it was prepared to temporarily change its spots from neutral to unionist.
But with radical reforms of the voting structures not yet guaranteed, Alliance Party
leader David Ford said he was not yet in a position to take that step.
Judge Gordon Kerr said at the time of the offences, "sections of the community were incensed at the policy of the Alliance Party
in relation to the public flag displays.
The Salafi Watan Party, liberal Al-Dostor Party, and the Socialist Popular Alliance Party
have declared that they will boycott the upcoming parliamentary elections, which are expected to take place next March.
In his emotional speech at the party's conference in Newcastle, Co Down, last night, he also took a swipe at rivals Sinn Fein over the post which is expected to go to the Alliance Party
and not the SDLP.
Ulster Unionist MP Ken Maginnis said Mr Paisley was 'losing it' and the Alliance Party
said he had hit a new low.
Mr Paisley's DUP won 30 seats, with 27 for Mr Trimble's Ulster Unionists, 24 for Sinn Fein, 18 for the SDLP, six for the Alliance Party
, one for the Progressive Unionists, one for UK Unionists and one independent.
The 60 members who approved Jason Kenney's motion included the bulk of the Alliance Party
(minus Keith Martin, the pro-abortion Catholic from Esquimalt), plus the following Liberals: Guarnieri, Lincoln, McTeague, O'Brien, Peric, Peschisolido, Steckle, Szabo, Ur and Wappel.
Companies will start announcing disinvestments, the chambers of commerce will start squealing like trained seals the Alliance party
can be counted on to begin piling on as much as possible, and Paul Martin will be squirming.
The new Independent Alliance Party
has been set up to fight for care homes to stay open and to try to reverse the decline of towns like Colwyn Bay.