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List of political parties in Belize


List of political parties in Belize

This article lists political parties in the country of Belize.

Belize has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties. It is difficult to achieve electoral success under the banner of any other party.


  • Political culture 1
  • National parties 2
    • Political parties with elected representation at a national or international level 2.1
      • Other minor parties 2.1.1
    • Defunct parties 2.2
  • Provincial parties 3
    • Current 3.1
    • Defunct 3.2
  • See also 4

Political culture

The party system is dominated by the center-left People's United Party and the center-right United Democratic Party. There have been other small parties that have participated at all levels of governmental elections in the past. Although none of these small political parties have ever won any significant number of seats and/or offices, their challenge has been growing over the years.

National parties

Political parties with elected representation at a national or international level

Party Representation Comments
House of Representatives
United Democratic Party (UDP) 18 centre-right, conservative party. Leader: Dean Barrow
People's United Party (PUP) 13 centrist, Christian democratic party. Leader: Francis Fonseca

Other minor parties

Defunct parties

Provincial parties

These parties were/are active only in a certain area.



See also

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