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List of political parties in Venezuela


This article lists political parties in Venezuela. Historically, Venezuela has had two major parties, along with numerous other minor parties. That system imploded at the 1998 elections into a multi-party system. In the 2005 parliamentary elections, the Fifth Republic Movement emerged as a dominant party. Its position was continued by the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (into which it merged on 20 October 2007), although it is not certain at all if this party system is going to remain stable through the following elections.

Contents

  • The parties 1
    • Major parties 1.1
    • Other parties 1.2
    • Regional parties 1.3
    • Defunct parties 1.4
    • Historical parties 1.5
  • See also 2
  • External links 3

The parties

Major parties

Name Ideology Deputies
United Socialist Party of Venezuela
Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela
PSUV Socialism of the 21st century 96
Democratic Action
Acción Democrática
AD Social democracy 15
A New Era
Un Nuevo Tiempo
UNT Social democracy 16
Independent Electoral Political Organization Committee
Comité de Organización Política Electoral Independiente
COPEI Christian democracy 5
Justice First
Primero Justicia
PJ Liberalism 6
For Social Democracy
Por la Democracia Social
PODEMOS Social democracy 3
Project Venezuela
Proyecto Venezuela
PV Christian democracy 3
Communist Party of Venezuela
Partido Comunista de Venezuela
PCV Communism 3
The Radical Cause
La Causa Radical
LCR Democratic Socialism 3
Popular Will
Voluntad Popular
VP Centrism 1
Movement for Socialism
Movimiento al Socialismo
MAS Democratic Socialism 1
Fearless People's Alliance
Alianza Bravo Pueblo
ABP Social democracy 1
National Convergence
Convergencia Nacional
CN Conservatism 1

Other parties

Parties with no representation in the National Assembly but recent electoral activity:

Regional parties

Major regional parties:

Defunct parties

Parties with no legal status and parties with no recent electoral activity:

Historical parties

See also

External links

  • 2006 Venezuelan presidential elections ballot


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