List of political parties in Namibia

List of political parties in Namibia

Political parties in Namibia lists political parties in Namibia. Namibia is a one party dominant state with the South-West Africa People's Organisation in power. Opposition parties are allowed, but are widely considered to have no real chance of gaining power. In Namibian politics, ethnicity plays a significant role in party affiliation and voting behaviour. Some parties are dominated by single ethnic groups; for example, the Seoposengwe and Ipelegeng parties were dominated by Tswana.

The parties

;Parties with seats in the Parliament of Namibia
*Congress of Democrats
*Democratic Turnhalle Alliance of Namibia
*Monitor Action Group
*National Unity Democratic Organisation
*Republican Party
*South-West Africa People's Organisation
*United Democratic Front

;Parties formed since the 2004 election
*All People's Party
*Rally for Democracy and Progress

;Defunct parties
*Namibia African People's Democratic Organisation

;Other notable parties
* South West African National Union – Namibia's oldest existing political party, formed in 1959"For more parties, see and National Assembly of Namibia#Previous National Assembly election results."

ee also

* Index of political parties to browse parties by name
* List of political parties to browse parties by country
* List of political parties by ideology to browse parties by name
* Membership of internationals to browse parties by membership of internationals


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