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POLITICAL PARTIES
 
Last updated: 23 July 2014
 
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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.
Chin League for Democracy Pu Ngai San Rangoon
15 Jul 14
 
7.
Chin National Party Zam Ciin Pau aka Zo Zam Rangoon
27 May 10
9 (2; 2; 5)
8.
Chin Progressive Party No Thang Kap Rangoon
1 Jun 10
12 (2; 4; 6)
9.
Danu National Democracy Party Mya Than Ywangan,
Shan State
3 Jul 12
0
10.
Dawei Nationalities Party   Tavoy, Tenasserim Division
17 Dec 13
 
11.
Democracy and Human Rights Party Khin Zaw Rangoon
12 Mar 13
0
12.
Democracy and Peace Party Aung Than Rangoon
24 May 10
0
13.
Democratic Party (Myanmar) Thu Wai Rangoon
29 May 10
3 (0; 0; 3)
14.
Difference and Peace Party [aka Peace and Diversity Party] Nyo Min Lwin Rangoon
1 Jun 10
0
15.
Ethnic National Development Party Hipa Matupi,
Chin State
16 Jun 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
16.
Federal Union Party   Rangoon
24 Dec 13
 
17.
Inn National Development Party Win Myint Nyaungshwe, Shan State
1 Jun 10
4 (1; 0; 3)
18.
Kachin Democratic Party   Rangoon
13 Jan 14
 
19.
Kachin National Democracy Congress Party Khan Daryaw Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
11 Dec 13
0
20.
Kaman National Progressive Party Zaw Win Rangoon
5 Jul 10
0
21.
Kayah National Race Democracy Party Aung Tin Loikaw, Karenni State
9 Aug 13
0
22.
Kayan National Party Khu Yu Jin Pekon,
Shan State
20 May 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
23.
Kayin Democratic Party Than Kyaw Oo Hpa-an,
Karen State
1 Feb 12
0
24.
Kayin People’s Party Tun Aung Myint Rangoon
21 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
25.
Kayin State Democracy and Development Party Tha Htoo Kyaw Hpa-an,
Karen State
19 Aug 10
2 (0; 1; 1)
26.
Khami National Development Party Tha Ban Aung Akyab,
Arakan State
9 Jul 10
0
27.
Kokang Democracy and Unity Party Lo Xing Guang Lashio,
Shan State
7 May 10
0
28.
Khumi (Khami) National Party   Paletwa Township, Chin State
16 Jul 14
 
29.
Lahu National Development Party Kya Har She Lashio,
Shan State
29 Apr 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
30.
Lisu National Development Party   Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
17 Dec 14
 
31.
Mon National Party Tun Thein Moulmein,
Mon State
10 Jul 12
0
32.
Mro National Party Anu Buthidaung,
Arakan State
28 Feb 12
0
33.
Mro or Khami National Solidarity Organization San Tha Aung Kyauktaw, Arakan State
28 Apr 10
0
34.
Myanmar Farmers’ Development Party Kyaw Swa Soe Rangoon
6 Nov 12
0
35.
Myanmar National Congress Kaung Myint Htut Rangoon
23 Jan 12
0
36.
Myanmar New Society Democratic Party Zin Aung Thanlyin,
Rangoon Division
16 Jan 12
0
37.
National Democratic Force Than Nyein Rangoon
9 Jul 10
10 (6; 2; 2)
38.
National Democratic Party for Development Maung Maung Ni Rangoon
4 Jun 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
39.
National Development and Peace Party
Muhammad Salim
Rangoon
24 Aug 10
0
40.
National League for Democracy Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Rangoon
5 Jan 12
44 (37; 5; 2)
41.
National Political Alliances League Ohn Lwin Rangoon
27 May 10
0
42.
National Solidarity Congress Party N/A Rangoon
28 Feb 13
0
43.
National Unity Party Tun Yi Rangoon
29 Apr 10
63 (12; 5; 46)
44.
New Era People’s Party [aka Modern People’s Party] Tun Aung Kyaw Rangoon
28 May 10
0
45.
New National Democracy Party Kyaw Rangoon
4 Oct 11
5 (2; 1; 2)
46.
PaO National Organization Aung Kham Hti Taunggyi,
Shan State
13 May 10
10 (3; 1; 6)
47.
Party for Unity and Peace Ohn Lwin Rangoon
14 Oct 11
0
48.
People Democracy Party Than Htike Oo Pyigyidagon, Mandalay Division
23 Sep 11
0
49.
Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party Khin Maung Myint Hpa-an,
Karen State
4 Jun 10
9 (2; 3; 4)
50.
Rakhine State National Force Aye Kyaing Rangoon
20 May 10
0
51.
Shan Nationalities League for Democracy Hkun Htun Oo Rangoon
12 Jun 12
0
52.
Shan Nationals Democratic Party Ai Pao Rangoon
26 May 10
58 (18; 4; 36)
53.
Shan State Kokang Democratic Party Antoni Su Laogai,
Shan State
31 Aug 12
0
54.
Taaung (Palaung) National Party Aik Mone Namhsan,
Shan State
24 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
55.
Tailai (Red Shan) Nationalities Development Party Win Tun Mandalay
10 May 12
0
56.
Union Democracy Party [aka Union Democratic Party] Thein Htay Rangoon
28 May 10
0
57.
Union of Myanmar Federation of National Politics Aye Lwin Rangoon
26 May 10
0
58.
Union Pa-O National Organization   Taunggyi, Shan State
23 Jan 14
 
59.
Union Solidarity and Development Party Shwe Mann Naypyidaw
8 Jun 10
836 (220; 123; 493)
60.
United Democratic Party Bo Maung Depayin,
Sagaing Division
26 May 10
0
61.
Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State Khet Htein Nan Myitkyina,
Kachin State
2 Aug 10
4 (1; 1; 2)
62.
Wa Democratic Party Tun Lu Lashio,
Shan State
2 Jun 10
6 (2; 1; 3)
63.
Wa National Unity Party Loap Paung Lashio,
Shan State
21 Jun 10
0
64.
Wunthanu Democratic Party [former Wunthanu NLD] Ye Min Patheingyi,
Mandalay Division
27 May 10
0
65.
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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