List of political parties in Mongolia

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This article lists political parties in Mongolia. Before 2008, Mongolia had a winner-takes-all voting system, which meant that there could be large differences in the composition of the parliament between elections, and that strict party discipline was not encouraged. In the 2008 parliamentary elections, a block voting system was used. In the 2012 elections, 48 seats were chosen at the local level, and 28 were chosen proportionally by party. Elections results were delayed due to a controversy over accuracy of the results.[1]

Current parties[edit]

Parties with MPs in the State Great Khural (2012 election)[edit]

Party Parliament
  Democratic Party (DP)
Ардчилсан нам
Ardchilsan Nam
35
  Mongolian People's Party (MPP)
Монгол Ардын Нам
Mongol Ardyn Nam
26
  Justice Coalition (Shudarga Yos Evsel, SYE)
Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (Mongol Ardiin Khuvsgalt Nam, MPRP)
and the Mongolian National Democratic Party (MNDP)
11
  Civil Will-Green Party (CWGP)
Иргэний Зориг-Ногоон Нам
Irgenii Zorig-Nogoon Nam
2
Independent candidates 3

[2][3][4]

Parties with MPs in the State Great Khural (2008 election)[edit]

Party National Assembly Leader Comments
  Mongolian People's Party (MPP)
Монгол Ардын Нам
Mongol Ardyn Nam
46 Sükhbaataryn Batbold PM MP Formerly called the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party.
  Democratic Party (DP)
Ардчилсан нам
Ardchilsan Nam
27 Norovyn Altankhuyag MP
  Civil Will-Green Party (CWGP)
Иргэний Зориг-Ногоон Нам
Irgenii Zorig-Nogoon Nam
2 Dangaasürengiin Enkhbat MP
Sanjaasürengiin Oyuun MP
Sambuu Demberel
Merged from the Civil Will Party and the Mongolian Green Party.

Other parties[edit]

Presidential elections[edit]

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of the Democratic Party won the 2009 presidential election, defeating Nambaryn Enkhbayar of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party by a narrow margin.[5]

Defunct parties[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Maxim Duncan, David Stanway, Ed Lane (June 30, 2012). "Mongolia alliance opposed to foreign miners posts strong poll gain". Reuters. 
  2. ^ "Newly elected Mongolian lawmakers take office". Global Times. July 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "The names of the 72 candidates received seats in the Parliament of Mongolia". InfoMongolia.com. July 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ Yuriy Humber (July 6, 2012). "Mongolia’s Parliament Begins Session; Four Seats Still Undecided". Bloomberg. 
  5. ^ "Mongolia bars ex-president from parliamentary elections". China Daily News. June 8, 2012. 

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