List of libertarian political parties

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Not to be confused with Libertarian Party (disambiguation).
  Officially registered members of Interlibertarians organisation
   Associated members not yet officially registered, in Interlibertarians organisation

Many countries and subnational political entities have libertarian political parties. Although these parties may describe themselves as "libertarian," their ideologies differ considerably and not all of them support all elements of the libertarian agenda.

By country[edit]

Name Country Ideology Membership
Liberal Libertarian Party[1]  Argentina
Libertarian Party of Australia  Australia classical liberalism, libertarianism, non-interventionism, fiscal conservatism, laissez-faire
Liberal Democratic Party[1][2][3]  Australia classic liberalism
Liberty Australia[1]  Australia
  • Interlibertarians
The Wikileaks Party  Australia government transparency
Parti Libertarien[2][4]  Belgium
classical liberalism, libertarianism, minarchism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
    (founding member)
  • Interlibertarians
Libertair, Direct, Democratisch  Belgium
 Flanders
conservative liberalism, right-wing populism, and Euroscepticism
Libertários[1]  Brazil
  • Interlibertarians
British Columbia Libertarian Party  Canada
 British Columbia
Libertarian Party of Canada[1][2][3]  Canada minarchism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
  • Member of Interlibertarians
Ontario Libertarian Party[1]  Canada
 Ontario
  • Interlibertarians
Freedom Party of Canada[3][5]  Canada Objectivism
Freedom Party of Ontario[5]  Canada
 Ontario
rational self-interest, Objectivism
  • Freedom Party International
Libertario[1][2]  Colombia minarchism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
Cuban Liberal Union  Cuba classical liberalism
  • Liberal International
Liberal Democrats[1]  Cyprus
  • Interlibertarians
Party of Free Citizens[1][2]  Czech Republic fiscal conservatism, economic liberalism, Euroscepticism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
  • Interlibertarians
Libertarian Party[1]  Denmark
  • Interlibertarians
Progress Party  Denmark nationalism
European Party for Individual Liberty  European Union
  • Interlibertarians
Liberal Democratic Party  France classical liberalism
Mouvement des Libertariens[2][4]  France minarchism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
    (founding member)
Alternative Libérale  France classical liberalism
Party of Reason[1][2][4]  Germany classical liberalism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
    (founding member)
  • Interlibertarians
  • European Party for Individual Liberty
Liberal Alliance  Greece classical liberalism
Libertarian Society of Iceland  Iceland
Swarna Bharat Party[6]  India classical liberalism
Ale Yarok  Israel classic liberalism, cannabis legalization, separation of church and state, harm reduction
Italian Radicals[7]  Italy liberalism, anti-clericalism
  • Liberal International
  • Alliance of Liberals
  • Democrats for Europe Party
Libertarian Movement[1][2]  Italy agorism, anarcho-capitalism, anti-federalism, anti-statism, classical liberalism, Euroscepticism, free market, individualism, laissez-faire, liberism, minarchism, non-interventionism, non-violence, non-voting, Objectivism, voluntaryism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
  • Interlibertarians
Go Tax Evaders![1]  Italy
  • Interlibertarians
Libertarische Partij[1][2][3][4]  Netherlands
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
  • Interlibertarians
  • European Party for Individual Liberty
Capitalist Party  Norway classical liberalism, Laissez-faire
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
Free Democrats  Norway classical liberalism, conservative liberalism, conservatism, right-wing populism
Liberal People's Party  Norway
Congress of the New Right[8]  Poland conservative liberalism, Euroscepticism
KORWiN  Poland conservative liberalism, Euroscepticism
Libertarian Party[9]  Poland minarchism, anarcho-capitalism
Libertarian Party of Russia[1][2][4]  Russia minarchism, anarcho-capitalism, libertarian conservatism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
    (founding member)
  • Interlibertarians
Scottish Libertarians[2]  Scotland individualism, classical liberalism, libertarianism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
Libertarian Party[1][2][4]  South Africa
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
    (founding member)
  • Interlibertarians
Libertarian Party  South Korea Libertarianism, cosmopolitanism, individualism, anarcho-capitalism, Rothbardian, Misesian, Austrian School, classical liberalism, laissez-faire
Partido Libertario[1][2]
Formerly Partido de la Libertad Individual
 Spain
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
  • Interlibertarians
  • European Party for Individual Liberty
Liberala partiet[2]  Sweden classical liberalism, libertarianism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
Libertarian Party of Geneva   Switzerland
 Geneva
The Swiss Independence Party up![2][4]   Switzerland classical liberalism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
I Liberisti Ticinesi[1]   Switzerland
 Ticino
  • Interlibertarians
Libertarian Movement[1]  Ukraine
  • Interlibertarians
Libertarian Party[1][2][4]  United Kingdom minarchism, classical liberalism, Euroscepticism
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
    (founding member)
  • Interlibertarians
Libertarian Party[1][2][3][4]
 United States laissez faire, libertarianism, non-interventionism, civil liberties
  • International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
    (founding member)
  • Interlibertarians
Objectivist Party  United States laissez faire, Objectivism, civil liberties
Independence Party of Minnesota[3]  United States
 Minnesota
radical centrism
Libertarian Liberal Party[1]  Uruguay
  • Interlibertarians

Defunct parties[edit]

Name Country Ideology Membership
Freedom Party of Manitoba (1980s–2000s)
Formerly the Libertarian Party of Manitoba
and the Manitoba Marijuana Party
 Canada
 Manitoba
Objectivism
  • Freedom Party International
Liberal Reformers[3] (2005–2009)  Italy liberalism
Pannella List (1989–1996)  Italy radicalism, liberalism, economic liberalism
Libertarianz[3] (1995–2014)  New Zealand Objectivism
Real Politics Union[3] (1990–2011)  Poland classic liberalism, conservatism, monarchism, Euroscepticism
Russian Libertarian Movement (2003–2006)  Russia
Equal Rights Party (1836–1840s)  United States laissez faire, classical liberalism, abolitionism
Liberty Party (1840–1860s)
Note: began shifting away from libertarianism in 1848
 United States abolitionism
Personal Choice Party[3] (2004–2006)  United States
Boston Tea Party (2006–2012)  United States non-interventionism
  • Interlibertarians

Libertarian organizations associated with other political parties[edit]

Democratic Freedom Caucus[3] Democratic Party  United States
GOProud[10] Republican Party  United States LGBT conservatism
Republican Liberty Caucus[3] Republican Party  United States classical liberalism

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  10. ^ "About Us". GOProud. Retrieved 2013-12-27.