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List of political parties in Fiji

This article lists political parties in Fiji.

Prior to the 2006 Fijian coup d'état Fiji had a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party had a chance of gaining power alone, forcing parties to work with each other to form coalition governments.

In January 2013 the military regime promulgated new regulations governing the registration of political parties.[1] Parties are required to have 5,000 financial members, obey a code of conduct, and be named in the English language.[2] The existing 16 registered parties were required to re-register under the new rules, but only two - the Fiji Labour Party and the National Federation Party - did so. The rest were dissolved on February 15, 2013 and their assets forfeited to the government.[3]

Current parties

Registered parties

Secularism, "Socio-economic Modernisation"
Party Acronym /
Abbreviation
Leader Seats
in Parliament
(2018)
Ideology
FijiFirst FFP Frank Bainimarama 27 Liberalism
Social Democratic Liberal Party SODELPA Viliame Gavoka 21 Right-wing populism
National Federation Party NFP Biman Prasad 3 Social democracy
Freedom Alliance FAP Jagath Karunaratne
Unity Fiji Party UFP Savenaca Narube
HOPE HOPE Tupou Draunidalo
Fiji Labour Party FLP Mahendra Chaudhry

Historical parties

Political parties that have played a pivotal role in the past, but are now defunct.

Coalitions and electoral alliances

See also

References

  1. ^ Michael Field (2013-01-16). "Fiji regime cracks down on political parties". Stuff. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  2. ^ "Political Parties". Fiji Elections Office. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  3. ^ Tevita Vuibau (2013-02-15). "Forfeiture". Fiji Times. Archived from the original on 2013-12-26. Retrieved 2013-02-15.

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