Cultural Union of Ruthenians of Romania
The Cultural Union of Ruthenians of Romania (Romanian: Uniunea Culturală a Rutenilor din România, UCRR; Rusyn: Културне Товариство Русинів Романії, Kultulrne Tovarystvo Rusyniv Romaniji) is an ethnic minority political party in Romania representing the Rusyn community.
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The AIR was established in 2000. It contested the 2000 general elections, and despite receiving just 6,942 votes (0.06%), it won a seat in the Chamber of Deputies under the electoral law allowing political parties representing ethnic minority groups to be exempt from the electoral threshold as long as they received 10% of the vote required for a single seat in the Chamber of Deputies.
The party has won a seat in every election since.
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