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List of political parties in South Africa

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
South Africa
Foreign relations

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

Parties represented in Parliament

Party Also known as National Assembly seats[1]
African Christian Democratic Party ACDP 3
African Independent Congress AIC 3
African National Congress ANC 249
African Peoples' Convention APC 1
Agang South Africa Agang 2
Congress of the People COPE 3
Democratic Alliance DA 89
Economic Freedom Fighters EFF 25
Freedom Front Plus FF+ 4
Inkatha Freedom Party IFP 10
National Freedom Party NFP 6
Pan Africanist Congress PAC 1
United Democratic Movement UDM 4

Parties unrepresented in Parliament

Defunct parties

The following political parties are defunct as of May 2014 but were formerly active:

See also


  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. ^
  8. ^ "Welcome to the Frontpage". Retrieved 2012-12-26. 
  9. ^ "Legal Notice No 37064". Government Gazette. 581 C. 29 November 2013. 
  10. ^ God's People's Party
  11. ^
  12. ^ 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. ^
  16. ^ 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 

External links

  • Independent Electoral Commission
  • Political parties in South Africa at DMOZ
  • ANC's foes rise up
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