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List of political parties in Zambia


List of political parties in Zambia

Zambia is a multi-party system with the Patriotic Front in power. Opposition parties are allowed and do have some significant representation in government, but are widely considered to have a real chance of gaining the presidency or a majority in the National Assembly of Zambia.


  • The parties 1
    • Parties represented in the National Assembly 1.1
    • Other parties 1.2
    • Defunct parties 1.3
  • See also 2

The parties

Parties represented in the National Assembly

Name Ideology MPs
Patriotic Front PF Democratic socialism 72
Movement for Multi-Party Democracy MMD Social democracy 34
United Party for National Development UPND Liberalism 32
Alliance for Democracy and Development ADD 1
Forum for Democracy and Development FDD 1 [A]

Other parties

Defunct parties

See also

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