List of political parties in Mexico


Mexico has a multi-party system, which means that there are more than two dominant political parties.

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This article lists political parties in Mexico.

Nationally, there are four large political parties that dominate: the PRI, the MORENA, the PAN, and the PRD. Other smaller political parties survive in isolation or by forming local coalitions with any of the big three.

National parties


As of 2018, Mexico has seven nationally recognized political parties by the Federal Electoral Institute. National recognition was given to those parties that secured representation in Congress (effectively, a share of the popular vote greater than 2%).

Under Mexican law, parties are listed in the order in which they were first registered, thus:

In terms of their congressional representation and share of the national vote, only PRI, PAN and MORENA can be considered major parties.

Other political parties


  • Communist Party of Mexico (far-left, not officially registered as party, cannot compete in elections)
  • Nationalist Front of Mexico (right-wing, not officially registered as party, cannot compete in elections)
  • National Synarchist Union (far-right, not officially registered as party, cannot compete in elections)
  • Autonomous Region Party ("Unification of the northeast")
  • Socialist Convergence (Mexico) (Convergencia Socialista - CS) (left-wing, not officially registered as party, cannot compete in elections)
  • Workers' Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario de los y las Trabajadores) (left-wing, not officially registered as party, cannot compete in elections)
  • Cyber Political Party (right-wing, not officially registered as party)
  • Mexico First Party (far-right, not officially registered as party, cannot compete in elections)

Local parties

Local parties are registered with the Electoral Institute of each Mexican state according to their own criteria and regulations, which may differ from those of INE but maintaining a national relation due to the highest court in the law of political parties, the SCJN. This list is complete as of 2006.

Former parties

During the 19th century the two most important parties were the Liberals (Liberales) and the Conservatives (Conservadores).[citation needed]

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