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POLITICAL PARTIES
 
Last updated: 22 May 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
33
5.
Asho Chin National Party Aung Min Hlaing Rangoon
5 Jun 12
0
6.
Bamar People's Party Ohn Lwin Rangoon
14 Oct 11
0
7.
Chin League for Democracy Pu Ngai San Rangoon
15 Jul 14
0
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.
Danu Nationals League Party   Ywangan,
Shan State
27 Apr 15
0
12.
Dawei Nationalities Party   Tavoy, Tenasserim Division
17 Dec 13
0
13.
Democracy and Human Rights Party Kyaw Min Rangoon
12 Mar 13
0
14.
Democracy and Peace Party Aung Than Rangoon
24 May 10
0
15.
Democratic Party (Myanmar) Thu Wai Rangoon
29 May 10
3 (0; 0; 3)
16.
Difference and Peace Party [aka Peace and Diversity Party] Nyo Min Lwin Rangoon
1 Jun 10
0
17.
Ethnic National Development Party Hipa Matupi,
Chin State
16 Jun 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
18.
Federal Union Party   Rangoon
24 Dec 13
0
19.
Guiding Star Party   Pegu, Pegu Division
20 May 15
0
20.
Inn National Development Party Win Myint Nyaungshwe, Shan State
1 Jun 10
4 (1; 0; 3)
21.
Kachin Democratic Party   Rangoon
13 Jan 14
0
22.
Kachin National Democracy Congress Party Khan Daryaw Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
11 Dec 13
0
23.
Kachin State Democracy Party Gumgrawng Awng Hkam Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
10 Dec 13
0
24.
Kaman National Progressive Party Zaw Win Rangoon
5 Jul 10
0
25.
Kayah National Race Democracy Party Aung Tin Loikaw, Karenni State
9 Aug 13
0
26.
Kayan National Party Khu Yu Jin Pekon,
Shan State
20 May 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
27.
Kayin Democratic Party Than Kyaw Oo Hpa-an,
Karen State
1 Feb 12
0
28.
Kayin National Party   Rangoon
24 Oct 14
0
29.
Kayin People’s Party Tun Aung Myint Rangoon
21 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
30.
Kayin State Democracy and Development Party Tha Htoo Kyaw Hpa-an,
Karen State
19 Aug 10
2 (0; 1; 1)
31.
Khami National Development Party Tha Ban Aung Akyab,
Arakan State
9 Jul 10
0
32.
Kokang Democracy and Unity Party Lo Xing Guang Lashio,
Shan State
7 May 10
0
33.
Khumi (Khami) National Party   Paletwa Township, Chin State
16 Jul 14
0
34.
Lahu National Development Party Kya Har She Lashio,
Shan State
29 Apr 10
1 (0; 0; 1)
35.
Lisu National Development Party   Myitkyina Township, Kachin State
17 Dec 13
0
36.
Mon National Party Tun Thein Moulmein,
Mon State
10 Jul 12
0
37.
Mro National Party Anu Buthidaung,
Arakan State
28 Feb 12
0
38.
Mro National Democracy Party   Mrauk U,
Arakan State
9 Feb 15
0
39.
Mro National Development Party San Tha Aung Kyauktaw, Arakan State
28 Apr 10
0
40.
Myanmar Farmers’ Development Party Kyaw Swa Soe Rangoon
6 Nov 12
0
41.
Myanmar National Congress Kaung Myint Htut Rangoon
23 Jan 12
0
42.
Myanmar New Society Democratic Party Zin Aung Thanlyin,
Rangoon Division
16 Jan 12
0
43.
Myanmar Peasant, Worker, People's Party   Bathein,
Irrawaddy Division
9 Dec 14
0
44.
National Democratic Force Than Nyein Rangoon
9 Jul 10
10 (6; 2; 2)
45.
National Democratic Party for Development Maung Maung Ni Rangoon
4 Jun 10
2 (0; 0; 2)
46.
National Development and Peace Party
Muhammad Salim
Rangoon
24 Aug 10
0
47.
National League for Democracy Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Rangoon
5 Jan 12
44 (37; 5; 2)
48.
National Political Alliances League Ohn Lwin Rangoon
27 May 10
0
49.
National Solidarity Congress Party N/A Rangoon
28 Feb 13
0
50.
National Unity Party Tun Yi Rangoon
29 Apr 10
63 (12; 5; 46)
51.
New Era People’s Party [aka Modern People’s Party] Tun Aung Kyaw Rangoon
28 May 10
0
52.
New National Democracy Party Kyaw Rangoon
4 Oct 11
5 (2; 1; 2)
53.
New Society Democratic Party   Rangoon
24 Oct 14
 
54.
PaO National Organization Aung Kham Hti Taunggyi,
Shan State
13 May 10
10 (3; 1; 6)
55.
People Democracy Party Than Htike Oo Pyigyidagon, Mandalay Division
23 Sep 11
0
56.
Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party Khin Maung Myint Hpa-an,
Karen State
4 Jun 10
9 (2; 3; 4)
57.
Public Service Students Democracy Party   Hlaing Tharyar Township, Rangoon Division
28 Apr 15
0
58.
Rakhine State National Force Aye Kyaing Rangoon
20 May 10
0
59.
Red Shan (Tailai) and Northern Shan Ethnics Solidarity Party   Mahar Aung Myay, Mandalay Division
20 May 15
0
60.
Shan Nationalities League for Democracy Hkun Htun Oo Rangoon
12 Jun 12
0
61.
Shan Nationalities Democratic Party Ai Pao Rangoon
26 May 10
58 (18; 4; 36)
62.
Shan State Kokang Democratic Party Antoni Su Laogai,
Shan State
31 Aug 12
0
63.
Taaung (Palaung) National Party Aik Mone Namhsan,
Shan State
24 May 10
6 (1; 1; 4)
64.
Tailai (Red Shan) Nationalities Development Party Win Tun Mandalay
10 May 12
0
65.
Union Democracy Party [aka Union Democratic Party] Thein Htay Rangoon
28 May 10
0
66.
Union of Myanmar Federation of National Politics Aye Lwin Rangoon
26 May 10
0
67.
Union Pa-O National Organization   Taunggyi, Shan State
23 Jan 14
0
68.
Union Solidarity and Development Party Shwe Mann Naypyidaw
8 Jun 10
836 (220; 123; 493)
69.
United Democratic Party Bo Maung Depayin,
Sagaing Division
26 May 10
0
70.
Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State Khet Htein Nan Myitkyina,
Kachin State
2 Aug 10
4 (1; 1; 2)
71.
Wa Democratic Party Tun Lu Lashio,
Shan State
2 Jun 10
6 (2; 1; 3)
72.
Wa National Unity Party Loap Paung Lashio,
Shan State
21 Jun 10
0
73.
Wunthanu Democratic Party [former Wunthanu NLD] Ye Min Patheingyi,
Mandalay Division
27 May 10
0
74.
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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