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List of political parties in Cambodia

This article lists political parties in Cambodia. Cambodia is a one party dominant state with the Cambodian People's Party in power. Opposition parties are allowed, but are widely considered to have no real chance of gaining power.

Political parties

Currently represented in Parliament

Name Leader Ideology Senate National Assembly
Cambodian People's Party
គណបក្សប្រជាជនកម្ពុជា
Hun Sen N/A
46 / 57
68 / 123
Cambodian National Rescue Party
Sam Rainsy Liberal democracy
0 / 57
55 / 123
Sam Rainsy Party
Kong Korm Liberalism
11 / 57
0 / 123

www.camldp.org

Minor parties

Name Leader Created
Cambodian Democratic Society
Thorng Sovannara
2008
Cambodian Nationality Party
Seng Sokheng
2012
Community of Royalist People's Party
Norodom Ranariddh
2014
Democratic Republic Party
Sovan Panhchakseila
2012
FUNCINPEC
Norodom Arunrasmey
1981
Grassroots Democratic Party
Yeng Virak
2015
Khmer Anti-Poverty Party Daran Kravanh
2012
Khmer Economic Development Party
Huon Chamroeun
2012
Khmer Democratic Party
Uk Phourik
1998
Khmer National Party of Cambodia
Sum Sitha
2004
Khmer Republican Party
Lon Rith
2006
Khmer Solidarity Party
Lak Sopheap
2015
League for Democracy Party
Khem Veasna
2006
Society of Justice Party
Ban Sophal
2006
United People of Cambodia
Sarath Oeurn
2003

Historical parties

Name Leader Dissolved Notes
Democratic Party Norodom Phurissara 1957 Ruling party from 1946 to 1955.
Khmer Renovation Party (Khmer Renewal) Sisowath Monipong 1955 Merged with Sangkum Reastr Niyum.
United Issarak Front Son Ngoc Minh 1954
Khmer Serei (Free Khmer) Son Ngoc Thanh 1976 Merged into the Khmer People's National Liberation Front.
Liberal Party Norodom Norindeth 1955 The first Cambodian political party.
Nationalist Party Norodom Ranariddh 2012
Pracheachon (People's Association) Keo Meas, Non Suon, and Penn Yuth 1972
Progressive Democrats Norodom Montana 1955
Republican Party Sisowath Sirik Matak 1975
Sangkum Reastr Niyum (Popular Socialist Community) Norodom Sihanouk 1970 Ruling party from 1955 to 1970.
Social Republican Party Lon Nol 1975

Defunct parties

Name Leader Created
Alliance of the National Community Khieu Rada
1997
Cambodian National Sustaining Party Pen Sovann
1998
Cambodian National Unity Party Khieu Samphan and Son Sen
1992
Communist Party of Kampuchea Pol Pot
1951
Democratic National Union Movement Ieng Sary
1996
Human Rights Party Kem Sokha
2007
Khmer Improvement Party Lev An
1997
Khmer Loves Khmer Party Hienh Theo
2008
Khmer Front Party Suth Dina
2003
Khmer National Solidarity Party Khieu Samphan
1997
Khmer Neutral Party Bou Hel and Ty Chhin
1993
Nationalist Party Norodom Ranariddh
2006
Party of Democratic Kampuchea Pol Pot
1981
Sam Rainsy Party Sam Rainsy
1995
Union of Cambodian Democrats Sam Rainsy, Norodom Ranariddh, and Son Soubert
1997

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