Alternative Democratic Pole (Sp.: Polo Democrático Alternativo
or PDA) is a political alliance in Colombia, formed by
the Independent Democratic
Pole (PDI) and the Democratic Alternative
The PDI and AD initially had their own pre-candidates for the
presidential race. PDI had nominated
) and AD had nominated
In a primary election held on March 12
, Gaviria won the presidential nomination
of the PDA.
In the simultaneous legislative elections of
, the party won 9 out of 166 Deputies and 11 out of 100
At the presidential elections
of 28 May 2006
Gaviria came second with 22.04% of the vote.