List of political parties in South Africa

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This is a list of political parties in South Africa. South Africa is a democratic but one-party dominant state with the African National Congress in power.

The parties[edit]

Parties represented in Parliament[edit]

Party Also known as National Assembly seats[1]
African Christian Democratic Party ACDP 3
African Independent Congress AIC 3
African National Congress ANC 249
African Peoples' Convention APC 1
Agang South Africa Agang 2
Congress of the People COPE 3
Democratic Alliance DA 89
Economic Freedom Fighters EFF 25
Freedom Front Plus FF+ 4
Inkatha Freedom Party IFP 10
National Freedom Party NFP 6
Pan Africanist Congress PAC 1
United Democratic Movement UDM 4

Parties unrepresented in Parliament[edit]

Defunct parties[edit]

The following political parties are defunct.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ANC wins 249 seats". News24. 10 May 2014. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ Westhuizen, Pieter van der. "ACA Party". Acaparty.org.za. 
  3. ^ Afrikaner Volksparty Archived 2009-03-26 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Alliance of Free Democrats Archived 2009-01-26 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ A-Party Archived 2009-01-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "BPSA". BPSA. Archived from the original on 9 January 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Cape Party – Free The Cape". Capeparty.com. 
  8. ^ "Welcome to the Communist Party of South Africa (Marxist-Leninist) — Communist Party of South Africa (Marxist-Leninist)". Cpsa-ml.co.za. 
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-11-26. 
  10. ^ "Legal Notice No 37064". Government Gazette. 581 C. 29 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2008-05-10. 
  12. ^ "Libertarian Party of South Africa". Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2009-04-14. 
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-11-03. Retrieved 2007-11-01.  National Peoples Party
  15. ^ "New political party, the Republican Democrats to contest elections". Times LIVE. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
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  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-07. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  18. ^ [2][permanent dead link]
  19. ^ "Five parties deregistered by IEC". Times LIVE. 5 February 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2014. five parties – the Justice Party, the Real Congress, the United Democratic Civic Organisation, the Unemployed People's Party and the Christian Front – were deregistered 

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