Rump party

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A rump party is a political party that is formed by the remaining body of supporters and leaders who do not support a breakaway group who merge with or form another new party. The rump party can have the name of the original party, or a new name.

Examples:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foster, Bernard John. "Social Democratic Party". In McLintock, A. H. An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage / Te Manatū Taonga. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.france24.com/en/20121127-media-mediawatch-ump-rump-fillon-cope
  3. ^ http://tempsreel.nouvelobs.com/politique/20130115.OBS5401/le-r-ump-c-est-bel-et-bien-fini.html