List of regional and minority parties in Europe

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This is a list of regional and minority parties in Europe.

Most of them are regionalist, some are autonomist or separatist, others represent minority interests. To be included in the list, parties need to gain at least 3.0% at the country-level or 3.0% in regional entities with at least 500,000 inhabitants or 6.0% in those with at least 100,000 inhabitants.

Country Party Region / constituency Electoral results European party[1]
 Austria Forward Tyrol  Tyrol Tyrol 2013: 9.3% none
 Austria Citizens' Forum Tyrol  Tyrol Tyrol 2013: 5.6% none
 Austria Citizens' Club Tyrol  Tyrol Tyrol 2013: 4.8% none
 Belgium New Flemish Alliance  Flanders Belgium 2014: 20.3%
Flanders 2014: 31.9%
EFA
 Belgium Flemish Interest  Flanders Belgium 2014: 3.7%
Flanders 2014: 5.9%
none
 Belgium People's Party  Wallonia Wallonia 2014: 4.9% ADDE
 Belgium Democratic Federalist Independent Brussels Brussels Brussels 2014: 13.1% none
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Alliance of Independent Social Democrats ethnic Serbs Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 15.6%
Republika Srpska 2014: 38.5%
none
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Serb Democratic Party ethnic Serbs Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 13.0%
Republika Srpska 2014: 32.6%
none
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Party of Democratic Progress ethnic Serbs Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 3.1%
Republika Srpska 2014: 7.8%
EPP
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Democratic People's Alliance ethnic Serbs Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 2.3%
Republika Srpska 2014: 5.7%
none
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Party of Democratic Action ethnic Bosniaks Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 18.7%
BH Federation 2014: 27.9%
EPP
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Union for a Better Future of BiH ethnic Bosniaks Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 8.7%
BH Federation 2014: 14.4%
none
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnian-Herzegovinian Patriotic Party ethnic Bosniaks Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 2.4%
BH Federation 2014: 3.7%
none
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatian Democratic Union ethnic Croats Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 7.5%
BH Federation 2014: 12.2%
EPP
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatian Democratic Union 1990 ethnic Croats Bosnia–Herzegovina 2014: 2.5%
BH Federation 2014: 4.1%
EPP
 Bulgaria Movement for Rights and Freedoms Turkey ethnic Turks Bulgaria 2017: 9.0%
Kardzhali 2017: 44.9%
ALDE
 Bulgaria Democrats for Responsibility, Solidarity and Tolerance Turkey ethnic Turks Bulgaria 2017: 2.9%
Kardzhali 2017: 21.6%
none
 Croatia Istrian Democratic Assembly Istria Istria 2013: 43.9% ALDE
 Croatia Democratic Alliance of Slavonia and Baranja Slavonia, Baranja Osijek-Baranja 2013: 33.4%
Brod-Posavina 2013: 10.9%
Vukovar-Srijem 2013: 8.3%
none
 Croatia Alliance of Primorje-Gorski Kotar Primorje-Gorski Kotar Primorje-Gorski Kotar 2013: 11.6% none
 Croatia Independent Democratic Serb Party Serbia ethnic Serbs Lika-Senj 2013: 7.9%
Šibenik-Knin 2013: 7.8%
Vukovar-Syrmia 2013: 7.3%
none
 Finland Swedish People's Party of Finland Sweden ethnic Swedes Finland 2015: 4.9%
Vaasa 2015: 20.7%
ALDE
 France Our Land  Alsace Grand Est 2015: 4.7% EFA
 France Breton Democratic Union  Brittany Brittany 2015: 6.7% EFA
 France Pè a Corsica (incl. PNC)  Corsica Corsica 2017: 45.4% EFA (PNC)
 France Rinnovu  Corsica Corsica 2017: 6.9% none
 Germany Christian Social Union in Bavaria  Bavaria Germany 2017: 6.2%
Bavaria 2013: 47.7%
EPP
 Germany Free Voters of Bavaria  Bavaria Bavaria 2013: 9.0% none
 Germany South Schleswig Voters' Association Denmark ethnic Danes, Frisians Schleswig-Holstein 2012: 4.6% EFA
 Italy Lega Nord  Padania Italy 2013: 4.1% none
 Italy Valdostan Union  Aosta Valley Aosta Valley 2013: 33.5% none
 Italy Progressive Valdostan Union  Aosta Valley Aosta Valley 2013: 19.2% none
 Italy Autonomy Liberty Participation Ecology Aosta Valley Aosta Valley Aosta Valley 2013: 12.4% EFA
 Italy Edelweiss  Aosta Valley Aosta Valley 2013: 12.2% none
 Italy South Tyrolean People's Party  South Tyrol South Tyrol 2013: 45.7% EPP
 Italy The Freedomites  South Tyrol South Tyrol 2013: 17.9% none
 Italy Greens of South Tyrol  South Tyrol South Tyrol 2013: 8.7% EGP
 Italy South Tyrolean Freedom  South Tyrol South Tyrol 2013: 7.2% EFA
 Italy Trentino Tyrolean Autonomist Party  Trentino Trentino 2013: 17.6% EPP
 Italy Union for Trentino  Trentino Trentino 2013: 13.3% none
 Italy Trentino Project  Trentino Trentino 2013: 9.0% none
 Italy Lega Nord Trentino  Trentino Trentino 2013: 6.2% none
 Italy Trentino Civic List  Trentino Trentino 2013: 3.7% none
 Italy Lega Nord Piemont  Piedmont Piedmont 2014: 7.3% none
 Italy Lega Lombarda  Lombardy Lombardy 2013: 23.2%[2] none
 Italy Liga Veneta  Veneto Veneto 2015: 40.9%[3] none
 Italy Lega Nord Friuli-Venezia Giulia  Friuli-Venezia Giulia Friuli-Venezia Giulia 2013: 8.3% none
 Italy Civic Freedom  Friuli-Venezia Giulia Friuli-Venezia Giulia 2013: 5.3% none
 Italy Lega Nord Emilia
Lega Nord Romagna
Emilia
Romagna
Emilia-Romagna 2014: 19.4% none
none
 Italy Lega Nord Liguria  Liguria Liguria 2015: 20.3% none
 Italy Lega Nord Toscana  Tuscany Tuscany 2015: 16.1% none
 Italy Lega Nord Marche  Marche Marche 2015: 13.0% none
 Italy Lega Nord Umbria  Umbria Umbria 2015: 14.0% none
 Italy Sardinian Reformers  Sardinia Sardinia 2014: 6.0% none
 Italy Sardinian Action Party  Sardinia Sardinia 2014: 4.7% EFA
 Italy Popular ConstructionParty of Sicilians  Sicily Sicily 2017: 7.1% none
 Italy Future Sicily  Sicily Sicily 2017: 6.0% none
 Latvia Social Democratic Party Russia ethnic Russians, Latgalians Latvia 2014: 23.0%
Latgale 2014: 39.5%
PES
 Lithuania Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Poland ethic Poles Lithuania 2016: 5.5% AECR
 Macedonia Democratic Union for Integration Albania ethnic Albanians Macedonia 2016: 7.3% none
 Macedonia Besa Movement Albania ethnic Albanians Macedonia 2016: 4.9% none
 Macedonia Alliance for Albanians Albania ethnic Albanians Macedonia 2016: 3.0% none
 Montenegro New Serb Democracy/Democratic Front Serbia ethnic Serbs Montenegro 2016: 20.3% none
 Montenegro Socialist People's Party of Montenegro Serbia ethnic Serbs Montenegro 2016: 11.1% none
 Montenegro Bosniak Party ethnic Bosniaks Montenegro 2016: 3.2% none
 Netherlands Frisian National Party  Friesland Friesland 2015: 9.5% EFA
 Netherlands Groninger Interest  Groningen Groningen 2015: 6.6% none
 Poland German Minority Electoral Committee Germany ethnic Germans Opole 2014: 14.9% none
 Poland Silesian Autonomy Movement Upper Silesia Silesia 2014: 7.2% EFA
 Romania Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania Hungary ethnic Hungarians Romania 2016: 6.2%
Harghita 2016: 61.4%
EPP
 Romania Hungarian Civic Party Hungary ethnic Hungarians Harghita 2016: 11.7% none
 Romania Hungarian People's Party of Transylvania Hungary ethnic Hungarians Harghita 2016: 10.8% EFA
 Romania Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania Germany ethnic Germans Sibiu 2016: 19.4% none
 Serbia League of Social Democrats of Vojvodina Hungary ethnic Hungarians Vojvodina 2016: 6.4% EFA
 Serbia Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians Hungary ethnic Hungarians Vojvodina 2016: 4.9% EPP
 Slovakia Most–Híd Hungary ethnic Hungarians Slovakia 2016: 6.5%
Nitra 2016: 12.4%
EPP
 Slovakia Party of the Hungarian Community Hungary ethnic Hungarians Slovakia 2016: 4.1%
Nitra 2016: 12.3%
EPP
 Spain Aragonese Party  Aragon Aragon 2015: 6.9% none
 Spain Aragonese Union  Aragon Aragon 2015: 4.6% EFA
 Spain Asturias Forum  Asturias Asturias 2015: 8.2% none
 Spain More for Majorca (incl. PSM) Catalan Countries Balearic Islands 2015: 13.8% EFA
 Spain Proposal for the Islands Catalan Countries Balearic Islands 2015: 8.0% none
 Spain Basque Nationalist Party Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country Basque Country 2016: 37.7% EDP
 Spain EH Bildu (incl. Sortu, Alternatiba, EA, Aralar) Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country Basque Country 2016: 21.2% EFA
 Spain Regionalist Party of Cantabria  Cantabria Cantabria 2015: 30.0% none
 Spain Together for Yes, including:
Democratic Convergence of Catalonia
Republican Left of Catalonia
Catalan Countries Catalonia 2015: 39.5%
ALDE
EFA
 Spain Catalonia Yes we Can, including also:
Initiative for Catalonia Greens
Catalan Countries Catalonia 2015: 8.9%
EGP
 Spain Popular Unity Candidacy Catalan Countries Catalonia 2015: 8.2% none
 Spain Democratic Union of Catalonia Catalan Countries Catalonia 2015: 2.5% EPP
 Spain En Masse (incl. Anova)  Galicia Galicia 2016: 19.1% none
 Spain Galician Nationalist Bloc  Galicia Galicia 2016: 8.4% EFA
 Spain Yes to the Future (incl. PNV) Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country Navarre 2015: 15.9% EDP
 Spain EH Bildu (incl. EA, Aralar) Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country Navarre 2015: 14.3% EFA
 Spain Commitment Coalition (incl. BNV) Valencian Country Valencian Country 2015: 18.5% EFA
 Spain Canarian Coalition  Canary Islands Canary Islands 2015: 18.2% none
 Spain New Canaries  Canary Islands Canary Islands 2015: 10.2% EFA
  Switzerland Geneva Citizens' Movement Canton of Geneva Geneva Geneva 2013: 19.2% none
  Switzerland Ticino League  Ticino Ticino 2015: 28.1% none
 Turkey Peoples' Democratic Party ethnic Kurds Turkey 2015: 10.8% PES
 Ukraine Hungarian Party in Ukraine Hungary ethnic Hungarians Zakarpattia 2015: 15.6% none
 Ukraine Hungarian Democratic Party Hungary ethnic Hungarians Zakarpattia 2015: 7.7% none
 United Kingdom Scottish National Party  Scotland Scotland 2016: 41.7% EFA
 United Kingdom Scottish Green Party  Scotland Scotland 2016: 6.6% EGP
 United Kingdom Plaid Cymru  Wales Wales 2016: 20.8% EFA
 United Kingdom Sinn Féin Ireland United Ireland Northern Ireland 2017: 27.9% none
 United Kingdom Social Democratic and Labour Party Ireland United Ireland Northern Ireland 2017: 11.9% PES
 United Kingdom Mebyon Kernow  Cornwall Cornwall 2013: 4.8% EFA

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ † = Observer or associate member
  2. ^ Combined result of party list (13.0%) and Roberto Maroni's personal list (10.2%).
  3. ^ Combined result of party list (17.8%) and Luca Zaia's personal list (23.1%).

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