Ivorian Workers' Party
|Ivorian Party of Workers|
Parti ivoirien des travailleurs
|Founded||April 8, 1990|
|Ideology||Democratic socialism, social democracy|
|Official colours||Purple, pink, white, blue|
The Ivorian Party of Workers (Parti ivoirien des travailleurs) is a centre-left, democratic socialist and social democratic, political party in Côte d'Ivoire. It is led by Francis Wodié and was founded on April 8, 1990.
The PIT ran Wodié as its candidate in both the 1995 and 2000 presidential elections. He was the only candidate standing against President Henri Konan Bédié in the October 1995 presidential election, which was boycotted by other opposition parties; he won 3.52% of the votes. In the October 2000 presidential election, Wodié placed third with 5.7% of the votes.
Wodié led the party as its First National Secretary from the time of its Constitutive Congress until the party's 3rd Ordinary Congress in August 2004, when he was elected as President of the PIT.