political party

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Noun1.political party - an organization to gain political powerpolitical party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
American Labor Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1936 in New York when labor and liberals bolted the Democratic Party
American Party, Know-Nothing Party - a former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics
Anti-Masonic Party - a former political party in the United States; founded in 1825 in opposition to Freemasonry in public affairs
Black Panthers - a militant Black political party founded in 1965 to end political dominance by Whites
Communist Party - a political party that actively advocates a communist form of government; in Communist countries it is the sole political party of the state
Conservative Party - a political party (especially in Great Britain or Australia) that believes in the importance of a capitalist economy with private ownership rather than state control
Constitutional Union Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1859 by former Whigs who hoped to preserve the Union
Democratic Party - the older of two major political parties in the United States
Democratic-Republican Party - a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government
Farmer-Labor Party - a former minor political party in the United States in the early 20th century
American Federalist Party, Federal Party, Federalist Party - a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government
Free Soil Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1848 to oppose the extension of slavery into the territories; merged with the Liberty Party in 1848
Gironde - the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution
Green Party - an environmentalist political party
Greenback Party - a former political party in the United States; organized in 1874; opposed any reduction in the amount of paper money in circulation
Guomindang, Kuomintang - the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan
labor party, labour party - a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people
Liberal Democrat Party - a political party in Great Britain; formerly the Liberal Party; advocates reforms and improvement of the conditions of working people
Liberal Party - a political party in Australia, Canada, and other nations, and formerly in Great Britain
Liberty Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1839 to oppose the practice of slavery; merged with the Free Soil Party in 1848
Militant Tendency - a Trotskyist political organization in Great Britain set up in 1964 inside the Labour Party
National Socialist German Workers' Party, Nazi Party - the political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933
People's Party, Populist Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1891 to advocate currency expansion and state control of railroads
Bull Moose Party, Progressive Party - a former political party in the United States; founded by Theodore Roosevelt during the presidential campaign of 1912; its emblem was a picture of a bull moose
Prohibition Party - a political party in the United States; formed in 1869 to oppose the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages
GOP, Republican Party - the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party
Social Democratic Party - a political party in Germany and Britain (and elsewhere) founded in late 19th century; originally Marxist; now advocates the gradual transformation of capitalism into democratic socialism
Socialist Labor Party - a political party in the United States; formed in 1874 to advocate the peaceful introduction of socialism
Socialist Party - a political party in the United States formed in 1900 to advocate socialism
Dixiecrats, States' Rights Democratic Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1948 by Democrats from southern states in order to oppose to the candidacy of Harry S Truman
war party - a political party that supports a war
Whig Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1834 in opposition to the Democratic Party; advocated a loose interpretation of the Constitution and high protective tariffs
third party - a political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power
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Moreover, extraordinary funds disbursed for election-campaign spending are to be allocated solely based on party strength.
But, by way of comparison, Republicans enjoyed a seven-point lead in September 2011, more than a year ahead of the 2012 election, indicating that the current views of party strength are not necessarily predictive of results in the 2016 presidential election.
However, it was allotted to the TMC on August 6 on the basis of party strength in the new House.
Caught between these realities, India's political parties welcomed the ruling in careful prose but were also not able to conceal the nervous flutter in the ranks that led to predictable views on how such a ruling would impact those who are falsely convicted, and the consequent damage to party strength and composition.
For the DPJ, the election proved a disappointment and disaster, marking a rapid descent to fourth place from the first in terms of party strength in the assembly.
Current party strength (39 seats): Labour 12, Conservatives 10, Lib Dems 10, Greens 4, Independents 3 Prominent councillors: Labour council leader Clr Mehboob Khan; Green leader Clr Andrew Cooper; former Conservative leader Clr Jim Dodds; former Lib Dem Parliamentary candidate Clr Nicola Turner.
Meanwhile the exact number of these representatives would be decided according to their party strength in N.
The small Alliance Party took the portfolio with the support of the DUP and Sinn Fein but the process was outside the d'Hondt system, where ministerial portfolios are assigned in line with party strength at Stormont.
Seuss-style parody of President Obama, called on the assembled tea party supporters to use their clout to influence the upcoming Republican primary election and capitalize on recent tea party strength in Congress.
Qaouq who underscored party strength lying in the traditions of Hasan and Husein, stressed these 2 figures ability to throw terror into the hearts of local and Israeli adversaries and thus realize aspirations of party martyrs.
The ruling party strength reduces to 106 from 117 and the opposition Congress and JDS have a combined strength of 101 (Congress 73 and JDS 28).
TENSE RELATIONSHIP: Labour leader Tony Blair and Shadow Chancellor Gordon Brown at a news conference in May 1996 to launch Labour's plans to involve young people, the 'lost generation', in the fight against crime, vandalism, unemployment and to take a more active role in their community MEMBERSHIP DRIVE: Opposition leader Neil Kinnock, left, and Treasury spokesman Gordon Brown in January 1989 when they launched a membership drive to push party strength above one million EARLY PARTNERSHIP: Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, front, leave the memorial service held for Labour leader John Smith at Cluny Parish Church, Edinburgh, in May 1994