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List of political parties in Luxembourg

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This article lists political parties in Luxembourg.

Luxembourg has a multi-party system with three strong political parties; two other moderately successful parties have emerged recently. No single party has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Contents

  • Current parties 1
    • Parliamentary parties 1.1
    • Non-parliamentary parties 1.2
  • Defunct parties 2
    • Pre-1945 parties 2.1
    • Post-1945 parties 2.2
  • See also 3
  • Footnotes 4

Current parties

The number given for local councillors is the total of councillors elected to communal councils that employ proportional representation. In majoritarian communes, parties do not usually run in the same manner, making comparisons difficult.[1]

Parliamentary parties

Name Ideology Chamber Euro Local
Alternative Democratic Reform Party
Alternativ Demokratesch Reformpartei
Parti réformiste d'alternative démocratique
Alternative Demokratische Reformpartei
ADR Conservatism, National conservatism 3 0 5
Christian Social People's Party
Chrëschtlech Sozial Vollekspartei
Parti populaire chrétien social
Christlich Soziale Volkspartei
CSV Christian democracy 23 3 151
Democratic Party
Demokratesch Partei
Parti démocratique
Demokratische Partei
DP Liberalism, Conservative liberalism 13 1 100
The Greens
Déi Gréng
Les verts
Die Grünen
Green politics 6 1 41
The Left[2]
Déi Lénk
La gauche
Die Linke
Democratic socialism 2 0 1
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party
Lëtzebuerger Sozialistesch Arbechterpartei
Parti ouvrier socialiste luxembourgeois
Luxemburger Sozialistische Arbeiterpartei
LSAP Social democracy 13 1 165

Non-parliamentary parties

Name Ideology Chamber Euro Local
Communist Party of Luxembourg
Kommunistesch Partei Lëtzebuerg
Parti communiste luxembourgeois
Kommunistische Partei Luxemburg
KPL Communism 0 0 0
Citizens' List
Biergerlëscht
Liste des citoyens
Bürger Liste
Right-wing populism,
Single-issue
0 0 1
Pirate Party Luxembourg
Piratepartei Lëtzebuerg
Parti pirate du Luxembourg
Piratenpartei Luxemburg
Pirate politics 0 0 0
VOX POPULI - the freedom party[3]
VOX POPULI - d'Fräiheetspartei
VOX POPULI - le parti de la liberté
VOX POPULI - die Freiheitspartei
VP, Vox Populi Pragmatism,
Euroscepticism
0 0 0

Defunct parties

Pre-1945 parties

Post-1945 parties

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ "Vice sociale" (PDF). Annuaire statistique du Luxembourg.  
  2. ^ Technically not a party, but an electoral alliance
  3. ^ New party in Luxembourg http://voxpopuli.eu.pn/
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