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POLITICAL PARTIES
 
Last updated: 05 August 2015
 
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Party
Chairman
Headquarters
Date of registration
Number of MPs
TOT (PA; NA; LP)

1.
88 Generation Democracy Party   Moulmein, Mon State
15 Jun 15
0
2.
88 Generation Student Youths (Union of Myanmar) Ye Tun Rangoon
26 May 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
3.
All Mon Region Democracy Party Ngwe Thein Moulmein,
Mon State
24 May 10
16 (3; 4; 9)
4.
All Nationalities Democracy Party (Kayah State) Po Yei Loikaw, Karenni State
1 Aug 13
0
5.
Allied Farmer Party   Tachilek Township, Shan State
2 Jul 15
0
6.
Arkha National Development Party   Akyab, Arakan State
8 Jul 15
0
7.
Arakan National Party   Akyab, Arakan State
6 Mar 14
33
8.
Asho Chin National Party Aung Min Hlaing Rangoon
5 Jun 12
0
9.
Bamar People's Party Ohn Lwin Rangoon
14 Oct 11
0
10.
Chin League for Democracy Pu Ngai San Rangoon
15 Jul 14
0
11.
Chin National Party Zam Ciin Pau aka Zo Zam Rangoon
27 May 10
9 (2; 2; 5)
12.
Chin Progressive Party No Thang Kap Rangoon
1 Jun 10
12 (2; 4; 6)
13.
Danu National Democracy Party Mya Than Ywangan,
Shan State
3 Jul 12
0
14.
Danu Nationals League Party   Ywangan,
Shan State
27 Apr 15
0
15.
Dawei Nationalities Party   Tavoy, Tenasserim Division
17 Dec 13
0
16.
Democracy and Human Rights Party Kyaw Min Rangoon
12 Mar 13
0
17.
Democracy and Peace Party Aung Than Rangoon
24 May 10
0
18.
Democratic Party (Myanmar) Thu Wai Rangoon
29 May 10
3 (0; 0; 3)
19.
Difference and Peace Party [aka Peace and Diversity Party] Nyo Min Lwin Rangoon
1 Jun 10
0
20.
Ethnic National Development Party Hipa Matupi,
Chin State
16 Jun 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
21.
Federal Union Party   Rangoon
24 Dec 13
0
22.
Guiding Star Party   Pegu, Pegu Division
20 May 15
0
23.
Inn National Development Party Win Myint Nyaungshwe, Shan State
1 Jun 10
4 (1; 0; 3)
24.
Inn Ethnic League Party   Nyaungshwe, Shan State
9 Jun 15
0
25.
Kachin Democratic Party   Rangoon
13 Jan 14
0
26.
Kachin National Democracy Congress Party Khan Daryaw Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
11 Dec 13
0
27.
Kachin State Democracy Party Gumgrawng Awng Hkam Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
10 Dec 13
0
28.
Kaman National Progressive Party Zaw Win Rangoon
5 Jul 10
0
29.
Kayah National Race Democracy Party Aung Tin Loikaw, Karenni State
9 Aug 13
0
30.
Kayan National Party Khu Yu Jin Pekon,
Shan State
20 May 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
31.
Kayin Democratic Party Than Kyaw Oo Hpa-an,
Karen State
1 Feb 12
0
32.
Kayin National Party   Rangoon
24 Oct 14
0
33.
Kayin People’s Party Tun Aung Myint Rangoon
21 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
34.
Kayin State Democracy and Development Party Tha Htoo Kyaw Hpa-an,
Karen State
19 Aug 10
2 (0; 1; 1)
35.
Kayin United Democratic Party   Hpa-an, Karen State
17 Jun 15
0
36.
Khami National Development Party Tha Ban Aung Akyab,
Arakan State
9 Jul 10
0
37.
Kokang Democracy and Unity Party Lo Xing Guang Lashio,
Shan State
7 May 10
0
38.
Khumi (Khami) National Party   Paletwa Township, Chin State
16 Jul 14
0
39.
Lahu National Development Party Kya Har She Lashio,
Shan State
29 Apr 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
40.
Lawwaw National Unity and Development Party   Waingmaw, Kachin State
29 Jun 15
0
41.
Lisu National Development Party   Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
17 Dec 13
0
42.
Modern Union Party   Pabedan Township, Rangoon Division
30 Jun 15
0
43.
Mon National Party Tun Thein Moulmein,
Mon State
10 Jul 12
0
44.
Mro National Party Anu Buthidaung,
Arakan State
28 Feb 12
0
45.
Mro National Democracy Party   Mrauk U,
Arakan State
9 Feb 15
0
46.
Mro National Development Party San Tha Aung Kyauktaw, Arakan State
28 Apr 10
0
47.
Myanmar Farmers’ Development Party Kyaw Swa Soe Rangoon
6 Nov 12
0
48.
Myanmar National Congress Kaung Myint Htut Rangoon
23 Jan 12
0
49.
Myanmar New Society Democratic Party Zin Aung Thanlyin,
Rangoon Division
16 Jan 12
0
50.
Myanmar Peasant, Worker, People's Party   Bathein,
Irrawaddy Division
9 Dec 14
0
51.
National Democratic Force Than Nyein Rangoon
9 Jul 10
10 (6; 2; 2)
52.
National Democratic Party for Development Maung Maung Ni Rangoon
4 Jun 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
53.
National Development and Peace Party
Muhammad Salim
Rangoon
24 Aug 10
0
54.
National Development Party
South Okkalapa Township, Rangoon Division
9 Jul 15
0
55.
National League for Democracy Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Rangoon
5 Jan 12
44 (37; 5; 2)
56.
National Political Alliances League Ohn Lwin Rangoon
27 May 10
0
57.
National Prosperity Party Aung Naing Tun Tamwe Township, Rangoon Division
4 Dec 13
0
58.
National Solidarity Congress Party N/A Rangoon
28 Feb 13
0
59.
National Unity Party Tun Yi Rangoon
29 Apr 10
63 (12; 5; 46)
60.
Negotiation, Stability and Peace Party Mingaladon Township, Rangoon Division
23 Jul 15
0
61.
New Era People’s Party [aka Modern People’s Party] Tun Aung Kyaw Rangoon
28 May 10
0
62.
New National Democracy Party Kyaw Rangoon
4 Oct 11
5 (2; 1; 2)
63.
New Society Democratic Party   Rangoon
24 Oct 14
0
64.
New Society Party   Rangoon
3 Jun 15
0
65.
PaO National Organization Aung Kham Hti Taunggyi,
Shan State
13 May 10
10 (3; 1; 6)
66.
People Democracy Party Than Htike Oo Pyigyidagon, Mandalay Division
23 Sep 11
0
67.
Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party Khin Maung Myint Hpa-an,
Karen State
4 Jun 10
9 (2; 3; 4)
68.
Public Service Students Democracy Party   Hlaing Tharyar Township, Rangoon Division
28 Apr 15
0
69.
Rakhine Patriotic Party   Akyab [Sittwe], Arakan State
15 Jul 15
0
70.
Rakhine State National Force Aye Kyaing Rangoon
20 May 10
0
71.
Red Shan (Tailai) and Northern Shan Ethnics Solidarity Party   Mahar Aung Myay, Mandalay Division
20 May 15
0
72.
Shan Nationalities League for Democracy Hkun Htun Oo Rangoon
12 Jun 12
0
73.
Shan Nationalities Democratic Party Ai Pao Rangoon
26 May 10
58 (18; 4; 36)
74.
Shan State East Development Democratic Party   Kengtung, Shan State
2 Jul 15
75.
Shan State Kokang Democratic Party Antoni Su Laogai,
Shan State
31 Aug 12
0
76.
Taaung (Palaung) National Party Aik Mone Namhsan,
Shan State
24 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
77.
Tailai (Red Shan) Nationalities Development Party Win Tun Mandalay
10 May 12
0
78.
Union Democracy Party [aka Union Democratic Party] Thein Htay Rangoon
28 May 10
0
79.
Union of Myanmar Federation of National Politics Aye Lwin Rangoon
26 May 10
0
80.
Union Pa-O National Organization   Taunggyi, Shan State
23 Jan 14
0
81.
Union Solidarity and Development Party Shwe Mann Naypyidaw
8 Jun 10
836 (220; 123; 493)
82.
United Democratic Party Bo Maung Depayin,
Sagaing Division
26 May 10
0
83.
Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State Khet Htein Nan Myitkyina,
Kachin State
2 Aug 10
4 (1; 1; 2)
84.
Wa Democratic Party Tun Lu Lashio,
Shan State
2 Jun 10
6 (2; 1; 3)
85.
Wa National Unity Party Loap Paung Lashio,
Shan State
21 Jun 10
0
86.
Women's Party (Mon)   Moulmein,
Mon State
15 Jul 15
0
87.
Wunthanu Democratic Party [former Wunthanu NLD] Ye Min Patheingyi,
Mandalay Division
27 May 10
0
88.
Zo Ethnic Region Development Party   Mayangone Township, Rangoon Division
9 Jul 15
0
89.
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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