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The party originated as Operation Christian Votefounded by George Hargreavesa Pentecostal minister and former songwriter, in May It was based in StornowayScotland.

Hargreaves was a candidate for Operation Christian Vote in the Birmingham Hodge Hill by-election in where he received 90 votes, last place in a field of seven candidates, and lost his deposit.

In the general electionHargreaves stood in Na h-Eileanan an Iarwhere he was placed fourth, ahead of the Conservativesand retained his deposit with 1, votes or 7. The party was involved in protests, such as at Glasgow. As a result, the party was de-registered in July and after the regulatory 6 months had elapsed, re-registered under a new party RPP under the leadership of Jeff Green.

The leader of the Welsh Christian Party and overall leader is Green. Candidates from the party stood in the Sedgefield and Ealing Southall by-elections in The party received 26, votes 0.

Hargreaves stood for the party Welsh christian party the Haltemprice and Howden by-election,and received 76 votes or 0. The party competed Welsh christian party the European elections. Its campaign was mainly focussed in London. The British Humanist Association had put up advertisements on London buses saying " there's probably no God, now stop worrying and enjoy your life ".

The party then produced similar adverts saying "there definitely is a God, so join the Christian Party and enjoy your life. On election day, the party retained one deposit in the London region through gaining 51, votes 2. In the general electionthe party stood 71 candidates, gaining 18, votes.

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The newly re-registered Christian Party contested the Eastleigh by-election in February with its candidate Kevin Milburn, a retired former prison officer and health care worker who stood against same-sex marriage.

The Christian Party fielded nine candidates in the general election who between them polled 3, votes. In the general electionthe party fielded two candidates in Scotland. The party's mission statement is Welsh christian party working together to bring Christian concern, goodwill and action into the community, education, business and politics.