List of political parties in Singapore


List of political parties in Singapore

Political parties in Singapore lists political parties in Singapore. Singapore, led by the People's Action Party, it is a dominant party state. Opposition parties are generally considered to have no real chance of gaining power. There are presently about 23 registered political parties.

Political parties

Major parties that contested in elections

*National Solidarity Party
*People's Action Party - Ruling party
*Singapore Democratic Alliance
**Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Singapura (Singapore Malay National Organisation)
**Singapore People's Party
*Singapore Democratic Party
*Workers' Party of Singapore

Minor parties that contested in elections

*Democratic Progressive Party
*Parti Kesatuan Ra'ayat (United Democratic Party)
*United National Front
*United People's Front

Never contested

*Alliance Party Singapore
*Katong United Residents' Association
*National Party of Singapore
*People's Republican Party
*Persatuan Melayu Singapura (Singapore Malay Society)
*Reform Party - New political party in 2008 [ [http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/342277/1/.html http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/342277/1/.html] ]
*Singapore Indian Congress
*Singapore National Front
*National Socialists of Singapore

Compare: election results

Defunct parties

*Angkatan Islam Singapura (formally known as the Pan-Malayan Islamic Party)
*Barisan Sosialis (merged with the Workers' Party of Singapore in 1988)
*Democratic Party (merged with the Progressive Party to form the Liberal Socialist Party in 1950s)
*Labour Front (merged with Liberal Socialist Party to form Singapore People's Alliance in 1959)
*Labour Party (dissolved in 1955)
*Liberal Socialist Party (dissolved in 1959)
*Malayan Chinese Association (still exists in Malaysia as the Malaysian Chinese Association)
*Malayan Democratic Union (dissolved in 1948)
*Malayan Indian Congress (still exists in Malaysia as the Malaysian Indian Congress)
*Progressive Party (merged with the Democratic Party to form the Liberal Socialist Party)
*Parti Pakyat (still exists in Malaysia as Parti Keadilan Rakyat)
*People's Front, The
*Singapore Alliance
*Singapore Chinese Party
*Singapore Justice Party (merged with the Singapore People's Party in 2001)
*Singapore People's Alliance (dissolved in 1965)
*Singapore Malay Union
*Singapore Socialist Party (merged to form Labour Front)
*Singapore United Front (formally known as the United Front, merged with the Workers' Party of Singapore in 1988)
*United People's Party (dissolved in 1968)

ee also

* Index of political parties to browse parties by name
* List of political parties to browse parties by country
* List of political parties by ideology to browse parties by name
* Membership of internationals to browse parties by membership of internationals
* Non-Constituency Member of Parliament
* Group Representation Constituency

References

External links

* [http://www.singapore-elections.com/political_parties.html Political parties in Singapore]


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