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]

PartyAlso known asNational Assembly seats[1]
African Christian Democratic PartyACDP3
African Independent CongressAIC3
African National CongressANC249
African Peoples' ConventionAPC1
Agang South AfricaAgang2
Congress of the PeopleCOPE3
Democratic AllianceDA89
Economic Freedom FightersEFF25
Freedom Front PlusFF+4
Inkatha Freedom PartyIFP10
National Freedom PartyNFP6
Pan Africanist CongressPAC1
United Democratic MovementUDM4

Parties unrepresented in Parliament[edit]

Defunct parties[edit]

The following political parties are defunct as of May 2014 but were formerly active:[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ANC wins 249 seats". News24. 10 May 2014. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  2. ^ African Christian Alliance
  3. ^ Afrikaner Volksparty
  4. ^ Alliance of Free Democrats
  5. ^ A-Party
  6. ^ The Cape Party
  7. ^ http://www.daggaparty.co.za/
  8. ^ "Welcome to the Frontpage". Socialistsouthafrica.co.za. Retrieved 2012-12-26. 
  9. ^ "Legal Notice No 37064". Government Gazette. 581 C. 29 November 2013. 
  10. ^ God's People's Party
  11. ^ http://www.nationalalliance.co.za/
  12. ^ http://www.npp.za.net/ National Peoples Party
  13. ^ "New political party, the Republican Democrats to contest elections". Times LIVE. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  14. ^ [1]
  15. ^ http://truefreedomparty.org.za/
  16. ^ http://www.womenforward.org.za Women Forward
  17. ^ "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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