List of political parties in Liechtenstein

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This article lists political parties in Liechtenstein.

Liechtenstein has a two-party system, which means that the two largest political parties—the Patriotic Union (VU) and the Progressive Citizens' Party (FBP)— dominate politics within the Landtag of Liechtenstein (Parliament). There are currently two minor parties which form the opposition: The Independents (DU), and Free List (FL).

Current Parties[edit]

Name Abbrev. Ideology Seats
Progressive Citizens' Party
Fortschrittliche Bürgerpartei in Liechtenstein
FBP Conservatism, Christian democracy, Economic liberalism 10
Patriotic Union
Vaterländische Union
VU Christian Democracy, Liberal conservatism 8
The Independents
Die Unabhängigen
DU 4
Free List
Freie Liste
FL Social democracy, Green politics 3

Defunct Parties[edit]

Name Abbrev. Ideology Founded Dissolved
Christian Social Party of Liechtenstein
Christlich-Soziale Partei Liechtensteins
CSP Christian democracy 1960 c. 1978
Christian-Social People's Party
Christlich-Soziale Volkspartei
VP Social liberalism 1918 1936
Merged with LHD to form Patriotic Union
German National Movement in Liechtenstein
Volksdeutsche Bewegung in Liechtenstein
VDBL National socialism 1938 1945
Liechtenstein Homeland
Liechtensteiner Heimatdienst
LHD Corporate statism 1933 1936
Merged with VP to form Patriotic Union
Non-Party List
Überparteiliche Liste Liechtenstein
ULL 1989 1990
Workers' and Peasants' Party
Partei der Unselbständig Erwerbenden und Kleinbauern
- c. 1953

See also[edit]