two-party system


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two-party system

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a condition or system in which two major parties dominate a political unit
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The draft charter seeks the establishment of a two-party system, where the President and Vice President would be elected in tandem, both with a four-year term subject to one re-election.
Politics in this country will never be the same, with the old two-party system out the window.
Machiavellian thought, when threatened, prompted neutering what was an enduring, albeit maturing, and vibrant two-party system (Nationalista and Liberal Party) as foundation for our democracy, with party platforms/programs, consensus building, recruitment and vetting of the best, brightest, and most able leaders of the republic competing in the electoral arena.
Only time will tell if the European elections will instigate genuine change in British political culture and the death of the two-party system, or administer the jolt required by the main parties to buck their ideas up.
Atienza called for a return to the two-party system where two major political parties dominate the government.
However, this did not lead to the creation of a two-party system because the Nationalists were in control and the Democrats remained a "loyal opposition.
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday said that masses' trust in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the leadership of Prime Minster Imran Khan rooted out two-party system in the country.
He said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf broke the entrenched two-party system and started the process of accountability in the country.
(TAP) - A former mayor campaigning on an anti-corruption ticket swept to victory in El Salvador's presidential election on Sunday, bringing an end to a two-party system that has held sway over the violence-plagued Central American country for three decades.
[USA], Jan 28 (ANI): Former Starbucks chief Howard Schultz has expressed interest in running for US President as a "centrist" independent candidate, "outside the two-party system".
The dismantling of the two-party system in the Philippines' political system is clearly showing its divisive impact in the electoral campaign in the forthcoming May 13, 2019 midterm elections.
Ibrahim said that the party supported the two-party system and would seek alliances once it obtains approval from the RoS.