List of political parties in Yukon
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Party politics was established in 1978. Between 1902 and 1978, candidates for election ran as independents. From 1898 to 1909, there were some appointed members in the council that now is known as a legislative assembly.
Parties represented in the Legislative Assembly
See also: Yukon general election, 2011
Parti du Yukon
|Yukon New Democratic Party
Nouveau Parti démocratique du Yukon
|1978||social democracy||Elizabeth Hanson||6|
|Yukon Liberal Party
Parti libéral du Yukon
Other parties recognized by Elections Yukon
- Yukon First Nations Party registered since September 6, 2011
- Yukon Green Party, registered since February 28, 2011
- Independent Alliance, created in 1991, defunct since 1999
- United Citizens Party of Yukon, created September 17, 2010, by Willard Phelps, deregistered September 19, 2011, after failing to yield candidates
Other parties that have formed government
- Yukon Progressive Conservative Party (1978, 1982, 1985, 1989 elections; now the Yukon Party until 1991)
- "United Citizens Party of Yukon loses leader". CBC News. 9 May 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011.
- "Yukon's 4th political party registered". CBC news onnline. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 27 March 2011.
- "Registration of United Citizens Party of Yukon Cancelled" (PDF). Whitehorse, Yukon: Elections Yukon. 19 September 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.