List of ruling political parties by country


This is a list of ruling political parties by country, in the form of a table with a link to an overview of political parties in each country and showing which party system is dominant in each country. A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections. Individual parties are properly listed in separate articles under each nation.

The ruling party in a parliamentary system is the political party or coalition of the majority in parliament. It generally forms the central government.

Table


A

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
AfghanistanNUP, SP, Hizb ut-Tahrir, AP, IP, RP, IS, IM, AM, IUP, IDO, NIMpresident - Independent
parliament - Independent, National Coalition of Afghanistan
2019 presidential election
2018 parliamentary election
ÅlandC, S, Lib, MSÅ, ObS, ÅF, ÅDLiberals of Åland, Åland Social Democrats, Moderate Coalition for Åland[1]2015 legislative election
AlbaniaPS, PD, LSI, PDIU, PR, PBDNJ, PKDSHSocialist Party of Albania2017 parliamentary election
Alderney(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2018 general election
AlgeriaFLN, RND, Green AllianceNational Liberation Front, National Rally for Democracy2017 legislative election
2019 presidential election
AndorraDA, PS, PLA, SDPDemocrats for Andorra2019 parliamentary election
AngolaMPLAPeople's Movement for the Liberation of Angola2017 legislative election
AnguillaANA, ADP, AUMAnguilla United Front:
Anguilla National Alliance, Anguilla Democratic Party
2015 general election
Antigua and BarbudaABLP, UPP/BPMAntigua and Barbuda Labour Party2018 general election
ArgentinaPJ, PRO, UCRFrente de Todos2019 general election
ArmeniaMy Step, PAP, BAP My Step Alliance2018 parliamentary election
ArubaAVP, MEP, DRAruban People's Party, Pueblo Orguyoso y Respeta, Network of Electoral Democracy2017 general election
Ascension Island(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2019 general election
AustraliaALP, LP/NAT, Katter's Australian, Centre Alliance, The GreensCoalition of the Liberal Party and the National Party2019 federal election
AustriaSPÖ, ÖVP, FPÖ, GRÜNE, TS, NEOSAustrian People's Party, The Greens – The Green Alternative2019 legislative election
AzerbaijanYAPNew Azerbaijan Party2020 parliamentary election

B

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
BahamasFNM, PLPFree National Movement2017 general election
Bahrain(de facto a non-party system)[lower-alpha 1]Independents2018 general election
BangladeshAL, JP(E)Grand Alliance led by Bangladesh Awami League2018 general election
BarbadosBLP, DLPBarbados Labour Party2018 general election
Belarus(de facto a non-party system)[lower-alpha 2]Communist Party of Belarus, Belarusian Patriotic Party, Republican Party of Labour and Justice2016 parliamentary election
BelgiumDutch side: CD&V, SP.A, VLD, Groen, N-VA, VB, etc.;
French side: CDH, PS, MR, Ecolo, PP, etc.;
German side: CSP, PFF;
Unitary: PTB–GO!/PVDA+
Christian Democratic and Flemish, Reform Movement, Open VLD
(Minority government)
2019 general election
Flanders CD&V, SP.A, VLD, Groen, N-VA, VB, PTB–GO!/PVDA+CD&V, VLD, N-VA2019 Flemish parliamentary election
Wallonia CDH, PS, MR, Ecolo, PP, PVDA+/PTB–GO!PS, MR, Ecolo2019 Walloon parliamentary election
Brussels Dutch side: CD&V, SP.A, VLD, Groen, N-VA, VB, Agora;
French side: CDH, PS, MR, Ecolo, PVDA+/PTB–GO!, DéFI, DierAnimal
PS, SP.A, Groen, Ecolo, Open VLD, DéFI2019 Brussels parliamentary election
BelizePUP, UDPUnited Democratic Party2015 general election
BeninFCBE-Amana, UN, PRDCauri Forces for an Emerging BeninAmana Alliance2015 parliamentary election
BermudaPLP, OBAProgressive Labour Party2017 general election
BhutanDNT, DPTDruk Nyamrup Tshogpa2018 National Assembly election
BoliviaMAS, FRI, PDC, MDSDemocrat Social Movement2019 general election
BonairePDB, UPB2015 general election
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSDA, SNSD, HDZ BiH, SDP BiH(none)2018 general election
BotswanaBDPBotswana Democratic Party2019 general election
BrazilPT; PSL; PP; PL; PSD; MDB; PSDB; Republicans; PSB; PDT; DEM; Solidarity; PSOL; PROS; PTB; PODE; Citizenship; PSC; PCdoB; NOVO; Onwards; Patriot; PV; REDE; PRTB; PMN; PTC; PMB; PSTU; PCB; PCO; UP.Government Coalition: Social Liberal Party (PSL); Progressives (PP); Liberal Party (PL); Social Democratic Party (PSD); Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB); Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB); Republicans (REP); Democrats (DEM); Solidarity (SD); Brazilian Labour Party (PTB); We Can (PODE); Social Christian Party (PSC); New Party (NOVO); Onwards (AVANTE); Patriot (PATRI); Brazilian Labour Renewal Party (PRTB); Christian Democracy (DC); Christian Labour Party (PTC).

Opposition: Workers' Party (PT); Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB); Democratic Labour Party (PDT); Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL); Republican Party of the Social Order (PROS); Citizenship (CIDA); Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB); Green Party (PV); Sustainability Network (REDE); Party of National Mobilization (PMN); Party of the Brazilian Woman (PMB); Unified Workers' Socialist Party (PSTU); Brazilian Communist Party (PCB); Labour Cause's Party (PCO); Popular Unity (UP).

2018 general election
British Virgin IslandsVIP, NDP, PU, PVIMVirgin Islands Party2019 general election
Brunei(absolute monarchy; no actual political parties)[lower-alpha 3]No elections
BulgariaGERB, BSP, DPS, IMRO, NFSB, Attack, Volya, Yes, Bulgaria!, DSB, SDS, DBG, BZNSGERB, United Patriots2017 parliamentary elections
Burkina FasoCDPPeople's Movement for Progress2015 general election
BurmaNLD, USDPNational League for Democracy2015 general election
BurundiCNDD-FDD, FRODEBU, UPRONANational Council for the Defense of Democracy 
Forces for the Defense of Democracy
2015 legislative election

C

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
CambodiaCPPCambodian People's Party2018 parliamentary election
CameroonRDPCCameroon People's Democratic Movement2013 parliamentary election
CanadaLPC, CPC, BQ, NDP, GPCLiberal Party of Canada2019 federal election
Cape VerdeMPD, PAICVMovement for Democracy2016 parliamentary election
Cayman IslandsPPM, UDPPeople's Progressive Movement, Cayman Democratic Party, Independents2017 general election
Central African RepublicKNK, UNDP, URCA, RDC, MLPCFactions of independent politician Touadéra2016 general election
ChadMPS, RNDPPatriotic Salvation Movement2011 parliamentary election
ChileUDI, DC, RN, PS, PPD, PCC, PRSD, MASChile Vamos: Independent Democrat Union, National Renewal, Independent Regionalist Party, Political Evolution2017 general election
ChinaCPCCommunist Party of China
United Front led by CPC
2018 congressional election
ColombiaCD, Conservative, Liberal, CR, U, GreenCD2018 legislative election
2018 presidential election
ComorosBM, CRC, PRC[lower-alpha 4]Union for the Development of the Comoros, Juwa Party2015 legislative election
Congo (Brazzaville)PCTCongolese Party of Labour2016 presidential election
Congo (Kinshasa)PPRD, UDPS, PPPD, MSRPresidency - UDPS
Senate and National Assembly - FCC
2018 general election
2019 senate election
Cook IslandsCIP, DP, OCICook Islands Party2018 general election
Costa RicaPLN, PAC, FA, PUSC, PMLCitizens' Action Party (PAC)2018 general election
Côte d'IvoireFPI, MPCI/FNCI, PDCIRally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace2016 parliamentary election
CroatiaHDZ, SDP, Most, HNS, IDS, HSS, GLASCroatian Democratic Union (HDZ), Croatian People's Party - Liberal Democrats (HNS)2016 parliamentary election
CubaPDC, CSDPPCCCommunist Party of Cuba2018 parliamentary election
CuraçaoMFKParty for the Restructured Antilles, Partido MAN, Partido Inovashon Nashonal2017 general election
CyprusDISY, AKEL, DIKO, EDEK, SYPOL, KA, Greens, ELAMDemocratic Rally, European Party2016 legislative election
Czech RepublicANO 2011, ODS, Piráti, SPD, KSČM, ČSSD, KDU–ČSL, TOP 09, STANANO 2011, Czech Social Democratic Party2017 legislative election
2018 presidential election

D

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
DenmarkA, B, C, F, I, O, V, Ø, ÅA 2019 general election
DjiboutiRPP/UMPUnion for the Presidential Majority2018 parliamentary election
DominicaDUWP, LPDDominica Labour Party2019 general election
Dominican RepublicPLD, PRD, PRSC, PCR, PQD, FPNPLD, PRDDominican Liberation Party2016 general election

E

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
East TimorCNRT, FRETILIN, KHUNTO, PD, PLPpresident - FRETILIN
parliament - Alliance for Change and Progress
2018 parliamentary election
2017 presidential election
EcuadorAP, CREO, PSP, PSC, UPI, PRE, othersAP2017 general election
EgyptHMA, Wafd, HMDI, HSG, etc.New Wafd Party, Modern Egypt Party2018 Egyptian presidential election
2015 Egyptian parliamentary election
El SalvadorFMLN, ARENA, PCN, GANA, PDC, CD, NINI2018 legislative election
2019 presidential election
Equatorial GuineaPDGEDemocratic Party of Equatorial Guinea2017 parliamentary election
2016 presidential election
EritreaPFDJPeople's Front for Democracy and Justice(authoritarian regime: no national elections)
EstoniaERE, EKE, EKRE, I, SDECentre Party, Estonian Conservative People's Party, Pro Patria2019 parliament election
EthiopiaPPProsperity Party2015 general election
European UnionRE, ECR, EPP, ID, G-EFA, GUE-NGL, S&DEuropean People's Party, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, Renew Europe2019 parliament election

F

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
Falkland Islands(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2017 general election
Faroe IslandsFF, JF, T, SF, F, MF, SSFSocial Democratic Party, Republic, People's party, Union Party, Centre Party2019 parliamentary elections
FijiFFP, FLP, FUFP, NFP, OFP, PDP, SODELPAFijiFirst Party2018 general elections
FinlandKesk., PS Kok., SDP, Vihr., Vas. SFP, KD, Sin.Social Democratic Party, Centre Party, Green League, Left Alliance, Swedish People's Party2019 parliamentary elections
FranceFN, LR, REM, PS, FILa République En Marche!2017 presidential election
2017 legislative elections
French GuianaADG, DVG, PS, UMPDVG2015 regional elections
French PolynesiaAA/TTA, FA/ADN, OPTA/TTA, TH-FLP/UPLD, TH-UMP/UPLD, UPLD/UDSPTapura Huiraatira2018 legislative elections

G

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
GabonADERE, PDGGabonese Democratic Party, pro-administration majority parties2016 presidential election
GambiaC2016, APRC, GDCCoalition 20162016 presidential election and aftermath
GeorgiaGD, UNM, AoPGeorgian Dream2016 Parliamentary Election
GermanyCDU/CSU, SPD, The Left, Greens/Alliance90, FDP, Alternative for GermanyChristian Democratic Union, Christian Social Union, Social Democratic Party of Germany2017 federal election
GhanaNDC, NPPNew Patriotic Party2016 general election
GibraltarGSD, Alliance (GSLP/LP)GSLP–Liberal Alliance2019 general election
GreeceND, SYRIZA, KINAL, KKE, EL, MERA25New Democracy2019 Greek legislative election
GreenlandS, IA, A, PI, DSiumut, Democrats, Atassut2018 general election
GrenadaNNP, NDCNew National Party2018 general election
GuadeloupeGUSR, PS, UMPGUSR2015 regional elections
GuatemalaPP, UNE, GANA, UCN, LIDER, CREOPresident-Vamos
Parliament-National Unity of Hope
2019 general election
Guernsey(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2016 general election
GuineaPUP, UPGRally of the Guinean People2015 presidential election
2020 legislative election
Guinea-BissauPAIGC, PRSPresident-Madem G15
Parliament-African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde
2019 presidential election
2019 legislative election
GuyanaAPNU/AFC coalitionPresident-People's National Congress
Parliament- A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change
2020 legislative election

H

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
HaitiTèt Kale, LAPEH, Pitit Desalin, Lavalas, Fusion of Haitian SDHaitian Tèt Kale PartyNov 2016 presidential election
HondurasPNH, Libre, PLH, PACNational Party of Honduras2017 general election
Hong KongDAB, BPA, DP, FTU, CP, LP, NTAS, NPP, PC, HYK, Labour, TCH, NWSC, R, CP, PP, HKF, FLU, PTU, NCFChief Executive are required to be Nonpartisan, supported by the Pro-Beijing camp.
The Executive Council of Hong Kong includes members from Pro-Beijing parties
2016 legislative election
2017 Chief Executive election
HungaryFidesz, HSP, Jobbik, CDDP, PCBD, DC, Together, DfH, HLPFidesz – Hungarian Civic Union, Christian Democratic People's Party2018 parliamentary election

I

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
IcelandLeft-Green Movement, Independence Party, Progressive Party2017 general election
IndiaUPA, NDA, and Third Front PartiesNational Democratic Alliance led by Bharatiya Janata Party2019 general election
IndonesiaOnward Indonesia Cabinet-(PDI-P, NasDem, PKB, Hanura, Great Indonesia Movement Party, Golkar)2019 general election
Iran[lower-alpha 5]Moderation and Development Party2017 presidential election
2016 legislative election
IraqIDQ, AM, AAB, PDK, YNK (PUK), Al-Arabiya, GorranAlliance Towards Reforms, Fatah Alliance, Kurdistan Democratic Party, Al-Wataniya, National Wisdom Movement, Muttahidoon2018 parliamentary election
IrelandFG, FF, SF, LP (specific Irish parties); SOL & PBP (Now merged as S-PBP), RI, SD, GP, WUA, WP, RSF, I4C, KIA, etc. (other parties)Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil, Green Party2020 general election
Isle of ManIndependents, LVP(none)2016 general election
IsraelLikud, Blue and White, Joint List, Shas, UTJ, Yamina, Labor-Gesher, Yisrael Beiteinu, Democratic UnionLikud-led coalition (power-sharing with Blue and White)2020 Knesset elections
ItalyM5S, PD, LN, FI, FdIM5S, Democratic Party, Italia Viva2018 general election

J

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
JamaicaPNP, JLPJamaica Labour Party2016 general election
JapanLDP, NKP, CDP, DPFP, JCP, SDP, Ishin, RGGSPLiberal Democratic Party2017 House of Representatives elections
2019 House of Councillors elections
Jersey[lower-alpha 6](none)2018 general election
Jordan[lower-alpha 7](none)2016 general election

K

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
KazakhstanNur Otan2019 Kazakh presidential election
2016 legislative election
KenyaJubilee Party2017 general election
KiribatiTobwaan Kiribati Party2016 presidential election

2020 parliamentary elections

Kuwait(no actual political parties exist)2016 general election
KyrgyzstanSocial Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan2015 parliamentary election
2017 presidential election
KosovoVetëvendosje, Democratic League of Kosovo2019 parliamentary election

L

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
LaosLao People's Revolutionary Party
Lao Front for National Construction led by LPRP
2016 parliamentary election
LatviaUnity, Union of Greens and Farmers, National Alliance, New Conservative Party, Development/For!, Who Owns the State?2018 parliamentary election
LebanonMarch 8 Alliance2018 general election
LesothoAll Basotho Convention, Alliance of Democrats, Basotho National Party, Reformed Congress of Lesotho2017 general election
LiberiaCoalition for Democratic Change2017 general election
LibyaNational Forces Alliance2014 parliamentary election
LiechtensteinFBP, VU, DU, FLProgressive Citizens' Party, Patriotic Union2017 general election
LithuaniaLithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, Social Democratic Party of Lithuania2016 parliamentary election
2019 presidential election
LuxembourgDemocratic Party, Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party, The Greens2018 general election

M

2018 parliamentary election

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
MacauChief Executive are required to be Nonpartisan.
The Executive Council of Macau includes members from Pan-establishment camp
2017 legislative election
2019 Chief Executive election
MadagascarYoung Malagasies Determined2018 presidential election
MalawiMalawi Congress Party2020 presidential election
MalaysiaPerikatan Nasional2018 general election
2020 Malaysia Political Crisis
MaldivesMaldivian Democratic Party2018 presidential election
MaliRally for Mali2018 presidential election
2020 parliamentary election
MaltaLabour Party2017 legislative election
Marshall IslandsIndependent2019 general election
Mauritania[lower-alpha 8]Union for the Republic2019 presidential election
MauritiusMauritian Alliance (MSM, Plateforme Militante, ML), MAG2019 general election
Mayotte2008 legislative election
MexicoPRI, PAN, PRD, PT, MC, PVEMJuntos Haremos Historia: MORENA, Labor Party (Mexico)2018 general election
2015 legislative elections
Federated States of Micronesia(no actual political parties exist)2019 parliamentary election
MoldovaParty of Action and Solidarity, Dignity and Truth Platform Party, Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova2019 parliamentary election
MonacoPrimo ! Priorité Monaco2018 parliamentary election
MongoliaDemocratic Party, Mongolian People's Party, Civil Will-Green Party, Mongolian National Democratic Party2016 legislative election
MontenegroDemocratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro, Social Democratic Party of Montenegro, Liberal Party of Montenegro2016 legislative election
MontserratMCP, MDP, PDMMovement for Change and Prosperity2019 general election
MoroccoJustice and Development Party2016 general election
MozambiqueFRELIMO, RENAMO, MDMFRELIMO2019 general election

N

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
ArtsakhAHK, ARF, DPA, Movement 88, AVKPresident - Independent
Parliament - Free Motherland
2017 presidential election

2020 general election

NamibiaSWAPOSouth West Africa People's Organization2019 general election
Nauru(no parties in Parliament)2019 parliamentary election
2016 presidential election
NepalNepal Communist Party2017 legislative election
NetherlandsVVD, PVV, CDA, D66, GL, SP, PvdA, CU, PvdD, 50Plus, SGP, DENK, FvDPeople's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Christian Democratic Appeal, Democrats 66, Christian Union2017 general election
New CaledoniaCaledonia Together, The Rally-UMP, Union for Caledonia in France2019 legislative election
New ZealandNational, Labour, Greens, NZ First, ACTLabour Party, New Zealand First, Green Party2017 general election
NicaraguaFSLN, PLI, PLCSandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN)2016 general elections
NigerPNDS2016 general election
NigeriaAPCAll Progressive Congress2019 general election
Niue(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2020 general election
North KoreaWorkers' Party of Korea2019 parliamentary election
North MacedoniaPresident- Social Democratic Union of Macedonia
Parliament- Social Democratic Union of Macedonia, Democratic Union for Integration, Besa Movement, Democratic Party of Albanians, Union of Roma in Macedonia, Democratic Party of Turks
2019 presidential election
2016 parliamentary election
Northern CyprusNational Unity Party, People's Party2018 parliamentary election
NorwayAp, H, FrP, Sp, SV, V, KrF, Mdg, RConservative Party, Liberal Party, Christian Democratic Party2017 parliamentary election

O

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
Oman(no actual political parties exist)2019 general election

P

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
PakistanPakistan Muslim League (N), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan Peoples PartyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf2018 general elections
Palau(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2016 general election
PalestineFatah, Hamas, TWPFatah, Hamas2006 legislative elections
PanamaCD, PRD, PPDemocratic Revolutionary Party2019 general elections
Papua New GuineaPeople's National Congress Party2017 general elections
ParaguayCol, PLRA, FGColorado Party2018 general elections
PeruPPK, FP, FA, AP, APP, APRAPeruvians for Change2016 general elections
PhilippinesLP, NP, PDP-Laban, Lakas-CMD, LDP, NPC, PMP, PDSP, UNA, Akbayan, NUP, PRPPartido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan2019 general election
Pitcairn Islands(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2019 general election
PolandPiS, Porozumienie, SP, PO, .N, IPL, Zieloni, SLD, Razem, Wiosna, PSL, Kukiz'15, KonfederacjaSejm- United Right (Law and Justice, Agreement, United Poland, Republican Party)
Senate-Law and Justice
2015 presidential elections
2019 parliamentary elections
PortugalPS, PPD/PSD, CDS-PP, PCP, BE, PAN, PEV, CH, IL, LPS2016 presidential elections
2019 parliamentary elections
Puerto RicoPPD, PNPPopular Democratic Party (PPD)2016 general elections

Q

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
Qatar(no actual political parties exist)

R

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
RomaniaPSD, PNL, USR, UDMR, ALDE, PMPPNL2016 legislative election
2019 presidential election
RussiaUnited RussiaPresident - Independent
Parliament - United Russia
2018 presidential election
2016 legislative election
RwandaRwandan Patriotic FrontRwandan Patriotic Front2017 presidential election
2018 parliamentary election

S

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
Saint HelenaSaint Helena Democratic Party2017 general election
Saint Kitts and NevisPeople's Action Movement, Concerned Citizens' Movement, People's Labour Party2020 general election
Saint LuciaUnited Workers Party2016 general election
Saint Pierre and MiquelonArchipelago Tomorrow2012 legislative election
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesUnity Labour Party2015 general election
SamoaHuman Rights Protection Party2016 general election
San MarinoCaptains Regent- Civic 10 and Christian Democratic Party
Parliament- Christian Democratic Party, Tomorrow in Motion alliance (RETE Movement, Domani Motus Liberi and Direct coalition votes), Noi per la Repubblica
2019 general election
São Tomé and PríncipeIndependent Democratic Action2016 presidential election
Saudi Arabia(absolute monarchy: no political parties exist)No national elections
SenegalPresident and Parliament- Alliance for the Republic
2019 presidential election
SerbiaPresident- Serbian Progressive Party
Parliament- Serbian Progressive Party, Social Democratic Party of Serbia, New Serbia, Serbian Renewal Movement, Movement of Socialists, Socialist Party of Serbia, Party of United Pensioners of Serbia, People's Peasant Party, United Peasant Party
2017 presidential election
2016 parliamentary election
SeychellesUnited Seychelles Party2015 presidential election
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone People's Party2018 general election
SingaporePeople's Action Party2015 general election
Sint MaartenUD, NA, USP, SMCPNational Alliance, United People's Party2020 general election
SlovakiaOrdinary People, We Are Family, Freedom and Solidarity, For the People2020 parliamentary election
SloveniaSlovenian Democratic Party, Modern Centre Party, New Slovenia, Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia2018 parliamentary election
Solomon IslandsNational Coalition for Reform and Advancement2019 general election
SomaliaTayo2017 presidential election
South AfricaAfrican National Congress2019 general election
South KoreaDP, UFP, JP, PP, ODPDP, UFPDemocratic Party2017 presidential election
2020 legislative election
South SudanSudan People's Liberation Army2010 general election
SpainPP, PSOE, Unidas Podemos, Cs, Vox, ERC, PNV, Junts per Catalunya, EH Bildu, PRC, CC-PNC, UPN-Navarra Suma, CompromísSpanish Socialist Workers' Party, Unidas Podemos2019 general election
Sri LankaUPFA, UNF, TNA, DNA, UCPF, TMVP, SMBP, TULF, TNPF, DPLFpresident - Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna
parliament - United National Party
2019 presidential election
2015 Parliament election
SudanNC, DUP, PCP, UP, SCPNational Congress2015 general election
SurinameNational Democratic Party2015 general election
Swaziland(independent candidates, no political parties)2018 Swazi general election
SwedenS, M, SD, MP, C, V, L, KDSocial Democratic Party, Green Party2018 general election
SwitzerlandSVP-UDC, SP-PS, FDP-PLR, CVP-PDC-PPD, GP-LV, GLP-PVL, BDP-PBD, EVP-PEV, LEGA, PDA-POP, MCG, CSP-PCSFDP.The Liberals, Social Democratic Party, Christian Democratic People's Party, Swiss People's Party2019 federal election
SyriaBa'ath PartyNational Progressive Front, Syrian Social Nationalist Party2016 parliamentary election
2014 presidential election

T

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
TaiwanDPP, KMT, TPP, NPP, TSPDPP, KMTDemocratic Progressive Party2020 general election (presidential, legislative)
TajikistanPDPTPeople's Democratic Party of Tajikistan2013 presidential election
2020 parliamentary election
TanzaniaCUF, CCM, CHADEMA, ACT, CHAUMA, NCCR Mageuzi, TLP, NLD,CCM2015 General election
ThailandPheu Thai Party, Palang Pracharat Party, Future Forward Party, Democrat Party (Thailand), Bhumjaithai PartyPalang Pracharath Party, Democrat Party (Thailand), Bhumjaithai Party, Chartthaipattana Party, Action Coalition for Thailand, Chart Pattana Party, Thai Local Power Party, Thai Forest Conservation Party, Thai Nation Power Party, People Progressive Party, Palang Thai Rak Thai Party, Thai Civilized Party, Thai Teachers for People Party, Prachaniyom Party, Thai People Justice Party, People Reform Party, Thai Citizens Power Party, New Democracy Party, New Palangdharma Party2019 general election
TogoUnion for the Republic2020 presidential election
2018 parliamentary election
Tokelau(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2017 general election
TongaParliament contains non-partisan representatives of the nobility, non-partisan people's representatives, and people's representatives who are members of the DPFI. The government contains members of all these groups.2017 general election
TransnistriaRenewal2016 presidential election
2015 legislative election
Trinidad and TobagoPNM, PP (UNC, COP, TOP, NJAC), PDPPeople's National Movement2015 general elections
2017 Tobago House of Assembly election
TunisiaNT, EM, FPU, PF, AT, CR, DC, NDI, PM, CL, DAP, FVP, MSD, NFS, RPpresident- Independent
prime minister - Ettakatol
parliament - Ennahda, Democratic Current, People's Movement, Tahya Tounes, Tunisian Alternative
2019 parliamentary election
TurkeyAK Party, CHP, MHP, HDP, İYİ Party, BBP, DP, TIP, SP, DEVAJustice and Development Party
(AK Party)
2018 presidential election
2018 parliamentary elections
TurkmenistanDPTDemocratic Party of Turkmenistan2018 parliamentary election
Turks and CaicosPDM, PNPPeople's Democratic Movement2016 general election
Tuvalu(Non-partisan democracy: no actual political parties exist)2015 general election

U

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
UgandaDP, NRM, CP, UPC, FDC, JEEMA, PDP, PPPNRMNational Resistance Movement2016 general election
UkrainePPB, PF, UDAR, SR, Bat, OBServant of the People2019 parliamentary elections
United Arab EmiratesUAE is a de jure non-partisan semi-democratic state since all political parties were outlawed. The Federal National Council (al-Majlis al-Watani al-Ittihadi) is the UAE’s parliamentary body and consists of 40 members, representing the Emirates, half appointed by the rulers of the constituent states and the other half elected to serve two-year terms, with only advisory tasks.2019 parliamentary election
United KingdomCon, Lab, SNP, LibDem, DUP, SFCon, LabConservative Party2019 general election
Scotland SNP, Con, Lab, SGP, LDScottish National Party
(Minority government)
2016 parliamentary elections
Wales Lab, Plaid Cymru, Con, UKIP, LDLabour, Liberal Democrats and Independent coalition2016 parliamentary elections
Northern Ireland DUP, SF, UUP, SDLP, APNI, TUV, GPNIDUP, SF, UUP, SDLP, APNI2017 parliamentary elections
United StatesDemocratic, RepublicanRepublican Party (Senate, President)
Democratic Party (House of Representatives)
2016 general elections,
2018 general elections
UruguayFA, PN, Col, PIpresident - National Party
parliament - Coalición Multicolor
2019 general elections
UzbekistanULDP, UNRDP, PDPU, JSDP, EMUzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party2016 presidential election
2019-2020 parliamentary elections

V

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
VanuatuVP, UMP, PPP, NUPpresident - Independent
parliament - Broad coalition led by a member of the Reunification Movement for Change
2020 general elections
Vatican City(elective absolute monarchy: no actual political party)2013 Papal conclave
VenezuelaPSUVUnited Socialist Party of Venezuela2015 parliamentary elections
2018 presidential elections
VietnamCPVCommunist Party of Vietnam2016 parliamentary elections
Virgin Islands of the United StatesDem, Rep, ICMDemocratic Party of the Virgin Islands2018 gubernatorial elections
2018 United States House of Representatives election

W

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
Wallis and Futuna(none)2012 Territorial Assembly elections
Western SaharaPolisario Front2012 legislative election

Y

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
YemenGPCGeneral People's Congress2012 presidential election

Z

Country
Country name links to list of political parties
Party systemRuling party or coalitionLast Election
Multi partyTwo partyDominant partyOne party
ZambiaPatriotic Front2015 presidential election
2016 general election
ZimbabweZANU-PF, MDC-AllianceZimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front, Movement for Democratic Change2018 general elections

See also


Notes


  1. Parties must operate within the monarchic system in Bahrain.
  2. Belarus is usually considered a dictatorship in which only parties loyal to the president are allowed.
  3. Small parties exist, but have no power.
  4. The Comoros have two main "Camps": Federalists (supporters of the central government) and Autonomists (supporters of the three island presidents).
  5. Iran's parties must adhere to a religious system of governance.
  6. Independent politicians dominate Jersey's political system.
  7. Parties must operate within the monarchic system in Jordan.
  8. The party system in Mauritania is in transition.

References