List of political parties in Turkey

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Turkey is a parliamentary democracy with a multi-party system. Major parties are defined as political parties that received more than 10% of the votes in the latest general election (22 July 2007) and/or represented in parliament. Minor parties are defined as political parties that have fulfilled the requirements of the Supreme Election Committee (Yüksek Seçim Kurulu in Turkish, abbreviated as YSK) and whose names have been listed on ballots.

Parties represented in the current Parliament[edit]

Party Ideology Leader MPs[1]
Justice and Development Party
Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi
AKP Economic Liberalism
Social conservatism
Tayyip Erdoğan 312
Republican People's Party
Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi
CHP Kemalism
Social democracy
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu 128
Nationalist Movement Party
Milliyetçi Hareket Partisi
MHP Turkish nationalism
Devlet Bahçeli 52
Peoples' Democratic Party
Halkların Demokratik Partisi
HDP Democratic socialism
Minority rights
Kurdish nationalism
Selahattin Demirtaş
Figen Yüksekdağ
Peace and Democracy Party
Barış ve Demokrasi Partisi
BDP Social democracy
Kurdish nationalism
İdris Baluken
Pervin Buldan
Anatolia Party
Anadolu Partisi
ANA Kemalism Emine Ülker Tarhan 1
Nation and Justice Party MİLAD Big tent İdris Naim Şahin 1
Democratic Progress Party DGP Gülenism
Liberal conservatism
İdris Bal 1
Electronic Democracy Party DGP e-Democracy-Liberalism-Kemalism Emrehan Halıcı 1

Minor parties and other Parties not represented in Parliament[edit]

Left wing[edit]




Green Politics[edit]

Defunct and historical parties[edit]

These are some of the parties that were dismantled because of their internal dynamics, mergers, inability to find electoral base or through governmental intervention, for instance following the coups.

Left Wing[edit]


Conservative, centre-right[edit]



Banned parties[edit]

These are some of the parties that were banned through extraordinary courts or the Constitutional Court of Turkey.



Kurdish nationalist[edit]

See also[edit]