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POLITICAL PARTIES
 
Last updated: 13 February 2015
 
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Party
Chairman
Headquarters
Date of registration
Number of MPs
TOT (PA; NA; LP)

1.
88 Generation Student Youths (Union of Myanmar) Ye Tun Rangoon
26 May 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
2.
All Mon Region Democracy Party Ngwe Thein Moulmein,
Mon State
24 May 10
16 (3; 4; 9)
3.
All Nationalities Democracy Party (Kayah State) Po Yei Loikaw, Karenni State
1 Aug 13
0
4.
Arakan National Party   Akyab, Arakan State
6 Mar 14
5.
Asho Chin National Party Aung Min Hlaing Rangoon
5 Jun 12
0
6.
Bamar People's Party Ohn Lwin Rangoon
14 Oct 11
 
7.
Chin League for Democracy Pu Ngai San Rangoon
15 Jul 14
 
8.
Chin National Party Zam Ciin Pau aka Zo Zam Rangoon
27 May 10
9 (2; 2; 5)
9.
Chin Progressive Party No Thang Kap Rangoon
1 Jun 10
12 (2; 4; 6)
10.
Danu National Democracy Party Mya Than Ywangan,
Shan State
3 Jul 12
0
11.
Dawei Nationalities Party   Tavoy, Tenasserim Division
17 Dec 13
 
12.
Democracy and Human Rights Party Kyaw Min Rangoon
12 Mar 13
0
13.
Democracy and Peace Party Aung Than Rangoon
24 May 10
0
14.
Democratic Party (Myanmar) Thu Wai Rangoon
29 May 10
3 (0; 0; 3)
15.
Difference and Peace Party [aka Peace and Diversity Party] Nyo Min Lwin Rangoon
1 Jun 10
0
16.
Ethnic National Development Party Hipa Matupi,
Chin State
16 Jun 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
17.
Federal Union Party   Rangoon
24 Dec 13
 
18.
Inn National Development Party Win Myint Nyaungshwe, Shan State
1 Jun 10
4 (1; 0; 3)
19.
Kachin Democratic Party   Rangoon
13 Jan 14
 
20.
Kachin National Democracy Congress Party Khan Daryaw Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
11 Dec 13
0
21.
Kachin State Democracy Party Gumgrawng Awng Hkam Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
10 Dec 13
 
22.
Kaman National Progressive Party Zaw Win Rangoon
5 Jul 10
0
23.
Kayah National Race Democracy Party Aung Tin Loikaw, Karenni State
9 Aug 13
0
24.
Kayan National Party Khu Yu Jin Pekon,
Shan State
20 May 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
25.
Kayin Democratic Party Than Kyaw Oo Hpa-an,
Karen State
1 Feb 12
0
26.
Kayin National Party   Rangoon
24 Oct 14
 
27.
Kayin People’s Party Tun Aung Myint Rangoon
21 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
28.
Kayin State Democracy and Development Party Tha Htoo Kyaw Hpa-an,
Karen State
19 Aug 10
2 (0; 1; 1)
29.
Khami National Development Party Tha Ban Aung Akyab,
Arakan State
9 Jul 10
0
30.
Kokang Democracy and Unity Party Lo Xing Guang Lashio,
Shan State
7 May 10
0
31.
Khumi (Khami) National Party   Paletwa Township, Chin State
16 Jul 14
 
32.
Lahu National Development Party Kya Har She Lashio,
Shan State
29 Apr 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
33.
Lisu National Development Party   Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
17 Dec 13
 
34.
Mon National Party Tun Thein Moulmein,
Mon State
10 Jul 12
0
35.
Mro National Party Anu Buthidaung,
Arakan State
28 Feb 12
0
36.
Mro National Democracy Party   Mrauk U,
Arakan State
9 Feb 15
 
37.
Mro National Development Party San Tha Aung Kyauktaw, Arakan State
28 Apr 10
0
38.
Myanmar Farmers’ Development Party Kyaw Swa Soe Rangoon
6 Nov 12
0
39.
Myanmar National Congress Kaung Myint Htut Rangoon
23 Jan 12
0
40.
Myanmar New Society Democratic Party Zin Aung Thanlyin,
Rangoon Division
16 Jan 12
0
41.
Myanmar Peasant, Worker, People's Party   Bathein,
Irrawaddy Division
9 Dec 14
 
42.
National Democratic Force Than Nyein Rangoon
9 Jul 10
10 (6; 2; 2)
43.
National Democratic Party for Development Maung Maung Ni Rangoon
4 Jun 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
44.
National Development and Peace Party
Muhammad Salim
Rangoon
24 Aug 10
0
45.
National League for Democracy Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Rangoon
5 Jan 12
44 (37; 5; 2)
46.
National Political Alliances League Ohn Lwin Rangoon
27 May 10
0
47.
National Solidarity Congress Party N/A Rangoon
28 Feb 13
0
48.
National Unity Party Tun Yi Rangoon
29 Apr 10
63 (12; 5; 46)
49.
New Era People’s Party [aka Modern People’s Party] Tun Aung Kyaw Rangoon
28 May 10
0
50.
New National Democracy Party Kyaw Rangoon
4 Oct 11
5 (2; 1; 2)
51.
New Society Democratic Party   Rangoon
24 Oct 14
 
52.
PaO National Organization Aung Kham Hti Taunggyi,
Shan State
13 May 10
10 (3; 1; 6)
53.
People Democracy Party Than Htike Oo Pyigyidagon, Mandalay Division
23 Sep 11
0
54.
Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party Khin Maung Myint Hpa-an,
Karen State
4 Jun 10
9 (2; 3; 4)
55.
Rakhine State National Force Aye Kyaing Rangoon
20 May 10
0
56.
Shan Nationalities League for Democracy Hkun Htun Oo Rangoon
12 Jun 12
0
57.
Shan Nationalities Democratic Party Ai Pao Rangoon
26 May 10
58 (18; 4; 36)
58.
Shan State Kokang Democratic Party Antoni Su Laogai,
Shan State
31 Aug 12
0
59.
Taaung (Palaung) National Party Aik Mone Namhsan,
Shan State
24 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
60.
Tailai (Red Shan) Nationalities Development Party Win Tun Mandalay
10 May 12
0
61.
Union Democracy Party [aka Union Democratic Party] Thein Htay Rangoon
28 May 10
0
62.
Union of Myanmar Federation of National Politics Aye Lwin Rangoon
26 May 10
0
63.
Union Pa-O National Organization   Taunggyi, Shan State
23 Jan 14
 
64.
Union Solidarity and Development Party Shwe Mann Naypyidaw
8 Jun 10
836 (220; 123; 493)
65.
United Democratic Party Bo Maung Depayin,
Sagaing Division
26 May 10
0
66.
Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State Khet Htein Nan Myitkyina,
Kachin State
2 Aug 10
4 (1; 1; 2)
67.
Wa Democratic Party Tun Lu Lashio,
Shan State
2 Jun 10
6 (2; 1; 3)
68.
Wa National Unity Party Loap Paung Lashio,
Shan State
21 Jun 10
0
69.
Wunthanu Democratic Party [former Wunthanu NLD] Ye Min Patheingyi,
Mandalay Division
27 May 10
0
70.
Zomi Congress for Democracy Ngol Khand Dal Rangoon
17 Aug 12
0
TOT = Total; PA = People’s Assembly; NA = National Assembly; LP = Local Parliaments
 
NOTE: On 7 February 2012, the regime Election Commission dissolved the Democratic Alliance Party and the 88-Forces of People’s Party (registered on 14/10/11 and 16/01/12 respectively) for failing to field candidates in at least three constituencies in the 1 April by-elections.
 
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