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National Parliamentary Elections
  • Note #1:  Only Parties with 5% or more of the seats are listed below.
  • Note #2:  Only seat distributions of the current parliament are given.
  • Note #3:  Parties are sorted in alphabetical order of the native language.
  • Note #4:  indicates national parliamentary elections took place in 2002.
  • Note #5:  indicates that party is in it's first national parliament.

National Parliamentary Elections in 2002

  1. Bahamas:  House of Representatives -- May  
  2. Costa Rica:  National Assembly -- February
  3. Czech Republic:  National Assembly -- June  
  4. Dominican Republic:
    • House of Representatives -- May  
    • Senate -- May  
  5. France:  National Assembly -- June  
  6. Hungary:  National Assembly -- April  
  7. Ireland:  National Assembly -- May  
  8. Netherlands:  Second Chamber -- May  
  9. New Zealand:  House of Representatives -- July  
  10. Portugal:  Assembly of the Republic  --  March
  11. Sao Tome:  House of Representatives -- March
  12. Vanuatu:  House of Representatives -- April

National Parliamentary Elections in 2001

  1. Australia:
    • House -- November
    • Senate  --  November
  2. Andorra:  General Council  --  March
  3. Argentina:
    • Chamber of Deputies  --  October
    • Senate  -- October
  4. Britain:  House of Commons  --  June
  5. Bulgaria:  National Assembly  --  June
  6. Cape Verde:  National Assembly  --  January
  7. Chile:
    • Chamber of Deputies --  December
    • Senate  --  May
  8. Cyprus:  House of Representatives  --  May
  9. Denmark:  Parliament  --  November
  10. Guyana:  National Assembly  --  March
  11. Italy:
    • Chamber of Deputies --  May
    • Senate  --  May
  12. Japan:  Sangi-in ("House of Councilors')  --  July
  13. Liechtenstein:  Diet  --  February
  14. Micronesia
  15. Norway:  Parliament  --  September
  16. Philippines:  Parliament  --  May 2001 elections
  17. Poland:
    • Parliament  --  September
    • Senate  --  May
  18. Saint Lucia:  House of Assembly  --  December
  19. Saint Vincent & the Grenadines House of Assembly -- March
  20. Samoa:  Legislative Assembly  --  March
  21. Taiwan:  Legislative Yuan  --  December
  22. Thailand:  House  --  January
  23. Trinidad & Tobago:  House of Representatives  --  December

National Parliamentary Elections in 2000

  1. Canada:  House of Commons  --  November
  2. Czech Republic:  Senate  --  November
  3. Dominica:  House of Assembly  --  January
  4. El Salvador:  Legislative Assembly  --  March
  5. Ghana:  Parliament  --  December 2000 & January 2001
  6. Greece:  Parliament  --  April
  7. Japan:  Sungi-in ("House of Representatives" or "House of Deputies")  --  June
  8. Korea (South):  National Assembly  --  April
  9. Lithuania:  Parliament  --  October
  10. Mauritius:  National Assembly  --  September
  11. Mexico:
    • Chamber of Deputies  --  July
    • Senate  --  July
  12. Mongolia:  State Great Hural  --  June
  13. Romania:
    • Chamber of Deputies  --  November
    • Senate  --  November
  14. Saint Kitts and Nevis:  House of Assembly -- May
  15. Slovenia:  national legislature (name?)  --  October
  16. Spain:
    • Chamber of Deputies  --  April
    • Senate  --  April
  17. Suriname National Assembly -- May
  18. United States:
    • Senate  --  November
    • House of Representatives  --  November

National Parliamentary Elections in 1999

  1. Austria:  National Council  --  October
  2. Barbados:  House of Assembly -- January
  3. Belgium:
    • Chamber of Deputies  --  June
    • Senate  --  June
  4. Benin:  National Assembly  --  March
  5. Botswana:  National Assembly  --  October
  6. Estonia:  Parliament  --  March
  7. Finland:  Parliament  --  March
  8. Grenada:  House of Representatives  --  January
  9. Iceland:  Parliament  --  May
  10. India: House of the People  --  September & October
  11. Luxembourg:  Chamber of Deputies  --  June
  12. Monaco:  National Council  --  February
  13. Namibia:  National Assembly  --  November & December
  14. Netherlands
    • First Chamber  --  May
    • Second Chamber  --  May
  15. New Zealand:   House of Representatives  --  November
  16. Panama:  Legislative Assembly  --  May
  17. Portugal:  Assembly of the Republic  --  October
  18. South Africa:  National Assembly  --  June
  19. Switzerland
    • Council of States  --  October
    • National Council  -- October
  20. Uruguay
    • Chamber of Senators  --  October
    • Chamber of Representatives  --  October
  1. Andorra
    1. Consell General ("General Council') -- March 2001 elections -- (28 seats)
      1. Liberal Party of Andorra  (PLA)LI, 16 seats
      2. Social Democratic Party (PSD), 6 seats
      3. Democratic Party (PD), 5 seats
      4. Lauredian Union (UL), 2 seats
  2. Argentina
    1. Senado de la Nacion ("Senate") -- October 2001 elections -- (257 seats)
      1. Justicialist Party (PJ)CDI, IDU and ODCA, 40 seats
      2. Alliance, 25 seats
        1. Front for a Country in Solidarity  (FREPASO), 1 seat
        2. Radical Civic Union  (UCR)SI, 24 seats
    2. Camara de Diputados de la Nacion ("Chamber of Deputies") -- October 2001 elections -- (257 seats)
      1. Justicialist Party (PJ)CDI, IDU and ODCA, 116 seats
      2. Alliance, 88 seats
        1. Front for a Country in Solidarity  (FREPASO), 17 seats
        2. Radical Civic Union  (UCR)SI, 71 seats
      3. Alternative for a Republic of Equals (ARI), 17 seats  totally unknown orientation
  3. Australia
    1. Senate -- November 2001 elections -- (76 seats)
      1. Liberal Party of Australia (LP)APDU and IDU, 31 seats
      2. Australian Labor Party (ALP)SI, 28 seats
      3. Democrats, 8 seats
      4. National Party of Australia (NP), 3 seats
    2. House of Representatives -- November 2001 elections -- (148 seats)
      1. Liberal Party of Australia (LP)APDU and IDU, 68 seats
      2. Australian Labor Party (ALP)SI, 65 seats
      3. National Party of Australia (NP), 13 seats
  4. Austria
    1. Nationalrat ("National Council") -- October 1999 elections -- (183 seats)
      1. Social Democratic Party (SPOe)SI, 65 seats
      2. Freedom Party of Austria  (FPOe), 52 seats
      3. Austrian People's Party (OeVP)CDI, EPP and IDU, 52 seats
      4. Greens, 14 seats
  5. Bahamas
    1. House of Assembly -- March 2002 elections -- (40 seats)  
      1. Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), 29 seats
      2. Free National Movement (FNM), 7 seats
  6. Barbados
    1. House of Assembly -- January 1999 elections -- (28 seats)
      1. Barbados Labor Party (BLP)SI, 26 seats
      2. Democratic Labor Party (DLP), 2 seats
  7. Belgium
    1. Senate -- June 1999 elections -- (71 seats)
      1. Christian People's Party (CVP)EPP, 6 seats
      2. Flemish Liberals & Democrats  (VLD)LI, 6 seats
      3. (PRL-FDF-MCC), 5 seats
        1. Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF)
        2. Liberal Reformist Party (PRL)LI
        3. Citizen's Movement for Change  (MCC)
      4. Socialist Party (PS)SI, 4 seats
      5. Socialist Party  (SP)SI, 4 seats
      6. Flemish Bloc  (VB), 4 seats
      7. Agalev, 3 seats
      8. Ecolo, 3 seats
      9. Christian Social Party (PSC)CDI and EPP, 3 seats
    2. Chamber of Deputies -- June 1999 elections -- (150 seats)

      1. Flemish Liberals & Democrats (VLD)LI, 23 seats
      2. Christian People's Party (CVP)EPP, 22 seats
      3. Socialist Party (PS)SI, 19 seats
      4. (PRL-FDF-MCC), 18 seats
        1. Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF)
        2. Liberal Reformist Party" (PRL)LI
        3. Citizen's Movement for Change  (MCC)
      5. Flemish Bloc (VB), 15 seats
      6. Socialist Party (SP)SI, 14 seats
      7. Ecolo, 11 seats
      8. Christian Social Party  (PSC)CDI and EPP, 10 seats
      9. Agalev, 9 seats
  8. Belize
    1. National Assembly -- August 1998 elections -- (28 seats)
      1. People's United Party (PUP), 26 seats
      2. United Democratic Party (UDP)CDU, 3 seats
  9. Benin
    1. National Assembly -- March 1999 elections -- (83 seats)
      1. Party for the Rebirth of Benin (PRB), 27 seats
      2. Democratic Renewal Party  (PRD), 11 seats
      3. Action Front for Renewal and Development (FARD), 10 seats
      4. Social Democratic Party  (PSD)SI, 9 seats
      5. African Movement for Democracy and Progress (MADEP), 6 seats
  10. Bolivia
    1. Chamber of Senators -- June 1997 elections -- (27 seats)
      1. Nationalist Democratic Action  (ADN)ADU and IDU, 13 seats
      2. Movement of the Revolutionary Left  (MIR)SI, 6 seats
      3. Conscience of the Fatherland  (CONDEPA), 3 seats
      4. Nationalist Revolutionary Movement (MNR), 3 seats
      5. Civic Solidarity Union  (UCS), 2 seats
    2. Chamber of Deputies -- June 1997 elections -- (130 seats)
      1. Nationalist Democratic Action (ADN)ADU and IDU, 33 seats
      2. Nationalist Revolutionary Movement  (MNR), 26 seats
      3. Movement of the Revolutionary Left (MIR)SI, 25 seats
      4. Civic Solidarity Union (UCS), 21 seats
      5. Conscience of the Fatherland (CONDEPA), 17 seats
  11. Botswana
    1. National Assembly -- October 1999 elections -- (44 seats)
      1. Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), 33 seats
      2. Botswana National Front (BNF)SI, 6 seats
  12. Britain
    1. House of Commons -- June 2001 elections -- (659 seats)
      1. Labour PartySI, 413 seats
      2. Conservative PartyIDU, 166 seats
      3. Liberal DemocratsLI, 52 seats
  13. Bulgaria
    1. National Assembly -- June 2001 elections -- (240 seats)
      1. National Movement of Simeon II (NDST), 120 seats
      2. Union of Democratic Forces (ODS) or (SDS), 51 seats
        1. Union of Democratic Forces (UDF)CDI, EDU, EPP and IDU
        2. Democratic Party (DP)
        3. Bulgarian Agrarian People's Union-NSEDU
        4. Bulgarian Agrarian People's UnionEDU
        5. Social Democratic Party (BSDP)
        6. National Democratic Party (NDP)
      3. Coalition for Bulgaria (KzB), 48 seats
        1. Bulgarian Socialist Party  (BSP)
      4. Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), 21 seats
        1. Movement for Rights and Freedoms
        2. Liberal Union
        3. Euro-Roma
  14. Canada
    1. House of Commons -- November 2000 elections  -- (301 seats)
      1. Liberal Party (LPC)LI, 172 seats
      2. Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance (CA), 66 seats
      3. Bloc Québécois (BQ), 38 seats
  15. Cape Verde
    1. Assembleia Nacional ("National Assembly')  --  January 2001 elections -- (72 seats)
      1. African Party for Independence of Cape Verde (PAICV)SI, 40 seats
      2. Movement for Democracy (MPD), 30 seats
  16. Chile
    1. Senado de la Republica ("Senate of the Republic")  --  December 2001 elections -- (48 seats)  CONFIRM
      1. Christian Democratic Party (CPD-PDC)CDI and ODCA, seats
      2. Independent Democratic Union (UPC-UDI), seats
      3. National Renewal (UPC-RN)ADU and APDU, seats
      4. Socialist Party (CPD-PS)SI, seats
      5. Party for Democracy (CPD-PPD)SI, seats
    2. Camara de Diputados ("Chamber of Deputies")  -- December 2001 elections - (120 seats)
      1. Concertation of Parties for Democracy (CPD), 61 seats
        1. Christian Democratic Party (CPD-PDC)CDI and ODCA, 22 seats
        2. Party for Democracy (CPD-PPD)SI, 20 seats
        3. Socialist Party (CPD-PS)SI, 10 seats
        4. Social Democratic Radical Party (CPD-PRSD), 6 seats
        5. CPD Independents, 3 seats
      2. Alliance for Chile (UPC), 56 seats
        1. National Renewal (UPC-RN)ADU and APDU, 17 seats
        2. Independent Democratic Union (UPC-UDI), 31 seats
        3. UPC Independents, 8 seats
  17. Costa Rica
    1. Asamblea Legislativa ("Legislative Assembly")  -- February 2002 elections  -- (57 seats)
      1. Social Christian Unity Party (PUSC)CDI, 19 seats
      2. National Liberation Party (PLN)SI, 17 seats
      3. Citizens' Action Party (PAC) 13 seats
      4. Libertarian Movement (ML) 6 seats
  18. Croatia
    1. Zupanski Dom ("House of Counties" or "Chamber of Districts")  -- April 1997 elections -- (68 seats)
      1. Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), 41 seats
      2. Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), 9 seats
      3. Croatian Social Liberal Party (HSLS)LI, 7 seats
      4. Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP)SI, 4 seats
    2. Zastupnicki Dom ("House of Representatives")  --  January 2000 elections -- (151 seats)
      1. Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), 46 seats
      2. Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP)SI, 44 seats
      3. Croatian Social Liberal Party (HSLS)LI, 24 seats
      4. Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), 16 seats
  19. Cyprus
    1. Vouli Antiprosopon ("House of Representatives") --  May 2001 elections -- (59 seats)
      1. Restorative Party of the Working People (AKEL), 20 seats
      2. Democratic Coalition (DISI), 19 seats
        1. Democratic Rally (DISY)CDI, EDU, EPP and IDU
        2. Liberal Party
      3. Democratic Party (DIKO), 9 seats
      4. Social Democratic Movement (KISOS), 4 seats
  20. Czech Republic
    1. Senat ("Senate")  -- November 2000 elections  -- (81 seats)
      1. Coalition of Four, 39 seats
        1. Democratic Union
        2. Christian Democratic Union - Czech People's Party  (KDU-CSL)CDI and EPP
        3. Civic Democratic Alliance (ODA)EDU and EPP
        4. Freedom Union (US)CDI and EPP
      2. Civic Democratic Party (ODS)EDU, 22 seats
      3. Czech Social Democratic Party  (CSSD)SI,  15 seats
      4. Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM),  3 seats
    2. Poslanecka Snemovna ("Chamber of Deputies")  -- June 2002 elections -- (200 seats)  
      1. Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD)SI, 70 seats
      2. Civic Democratic Party (ODS)EDU, 58 seats
      3. Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM), 41 seats
      4. Christian Democratic Union - Czech People's Party (KDU-CSL)CDI and EPP, 22 seats
      5. Freedom Union (US)CDI and EPP, 9 seats
  21. Denmark
    1. Parliament -- November 2001 elections -- (179 seats)
      1. Liberal Party (Venstre)LI, 56 seats
      2. Social Democrats (SD)SI, 52 seats
      3. Danish People's Party (DF)EPP, 22 seats
      4. Conservative People's Party (KF)CDI and EPP, 16 seats
      5. Socialist People's Party (SF)SI, 12 seats
      6. Radical Left-Social Liberal Party (RV), 9 seats
  22. Dominica
    1. House of Assembly -- January 2000 elections -- (30 seats)
      1. Dominica Labor Party (DLP)SI, 10 seats
      2. United Workers Party (UWP), 9 seats
      3. Dominica Freedom Party (DFP)CDU, 2 seats
  23. Dominican Republic
    1. Senate -- May 2002 elections -- (32 seats)  
      1. Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD)SI, 29 seats
      2. Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), 2 seats
      3. Social Christian Reformist Party (PRSC)IDU, 1 seat
    2. Chamber of Deputies -- May 2002 elections -- (150 seats)  
      1. Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD)SI, 73 seats
      2. Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), 41 seats
      3. Social Christian Reformist Party (PRSC)IDU, 36 seats
  24. El Salvador
    1. Legislative Assembly -- March 2000 elections -- (84 seats)
      1. Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), 31 seats
      2. National Republican Alliance (ARENA), 29 seats
      3. National Conciliation Party (PCN), 13 seats
      4. Christian Democratic Party (PDC), 6 seats
  25. Estonia
    1. Parliament -- March 1999 elections -- (101 seats)
      1. Estonian Center Party (K), 28 seats
      2. Estonian Reform Party (RE)LI, 18 seats
      3. Fatherland Union (Ismaaliiit)CDI, EDU and EPP, 18 seats
      4. Moderates (M), 17 seats
      5. Estonian Coalition Party (KE)LI, 7 seats
      6. Estonian Country People's Party (EME), 7 seats
      7. Estonian United People's Party (EURP), 6 seats
  26. Finland
    1. Parliament -- March 1999 elections -- (200 seats)
      1. Social Democratic Party (SDP)SI, 51 seats
      2. Center Party (Keskusta)LI, 48 seats
      3. National Coalition (Conservative) Party (KOK)CDI, EPP and IDU, 46 seats
      4. Leftist Alliance (VAS), 20 seats
      5. Green Union (VIHR), 11 seats
      6. Swedish People's Party (SFP)LI, 11 seats
      7. Christian League (SKL), 10 seats
  27. France
    1. Senate -- September 1998 elections -- (321 seats)
      1. Rally for the Republic (RPR)EDU and IDU, 99 seats
      2. Socialist Party (PS)SI, 78 seats
      3. Centrist Union, 52 seats
      4. Republicans and independents, 47 seats
      5. Democratic and European Social Rally (RDES), 22 seats
      6. Communist Party (PCF), 16 seats
    2. National Assembly -- May & June 1997 elections -- (577 seats)  
      1. Union for the Presidential Majority (UMP)
        1. Rally for the Republic (RPR)EDU and IDU, 292 seats
        2. Liberal Democrats (DL), 63 seats
      2. Socialist Party (PS)SI, 140 seats
      3. Union for French Democracy (UDF)EDU, 29 seats
      4. Communist Party (PCF), 21 seats
  28. Germany
    1. Federal Assembly -- September 1998 elections -- (669 seats)
      1. Social Democratic Party (SPD)SI, 298 seats
      2. Christian Democratic Union (CDU)EDU, EPP and IDU, 198 seats
      3. Christian Social Union (CSU)EDU, EPP and IDU, 47 seats
      4. Alliance 90/Greens, 47 seats
      5. Free Democratic Party (FDP)LI, 43 seats
      6. Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS), 36 seats
  29. Ghana
    1. Parliament -- December 2000 & January 2001 elections -- (200 seats)
      1. New Patriotic Party (NPP)DUA and LI, 100 seats
      2. National Democratic Congress (NDC), 92 seats
  30. Greece
    1. Parliament -- April 2000 elections -- (300 seats)
      1. Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK), 158 seats
      2. New Democracy (ND), 125 seats
  31. Grenada
    1. House of Representatives -- January 1999 elections -- (15 seats)
      1. New National Party (NNP), all 15 seats
  32. Guyana
    1. National Assembly -- March 2001 elections -- (65 seats)
      1. People's Progressive Party (PPP/Civic), 35 seats
      2. People's National Congress (PNC/Reform), 27 seats
  33. Hungary
    1. National Assembly -- April 2002 elections -- (386 seats)  
      1. Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP)SI, 178 seats
      2. Hungarian Civic Party (FIDESZ)APDU and IDU, 164 seats
      3. Hungarian Democratic Forum (MDF)CDI, 24 seats
      4. Alliance of Free Democrats (SZDSZ)LI, 20 seats
  34. Iceland
    1. Parliament -- May 1999 elections -- (63 seats)
      1. Independence Party (SSF), 26 seats
      2. Alliance, 17 seats
        1. People's Alliance
        2. People's Party
        3. Alliance of the Womens List
      3. Progressive Party (Framsokn) or (FSF), 12 seats
      4. Left-Green Alliance, 6 seats
  35. India
    1. House of the People -- September & October 1999 elections -- (545 seats)
      1. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), 182 seats
      2. Congress (I) Party, 112 seats
      3. Communist Party of India/Marxist (CPI/M), 32 seats
  36. Ireland
    1. Senate -- August 1997 elections -- (60 seats)
      1. Fianna Fail (FF), 29 seats
      2. Fine Gael (FG), 17 seats
      3. Labor PartySI, 3 seats
    2. House of Representatives -- May 2002 elections -- (166 seats)  
      1. Fianna Fail (FF), 81 seats
      2. Fine Gael (FG), 31 seats
      3. Labor PartySI, 21 seats
      4. Progressive Democrats (PD), 8 seats
  37. Israel
    1. Knesset or Parliament -- June 1997 elections -- (120 seats)
      1. One Israel, 26 seats
        1. Labor PartySI, 23 seats
        2. Gesher, 2 seats
        3. Meimad, 1 seat
      2. Likud, 19 seats
      3. International Organization of Torah Observant Sephardic Jews (SHAS), 17 seats
      4. MeretzSI, 10 seats
      5. Yisra'el Ba'Aliya, 6 seats
      6. Shinui, 6 seats
      7. Center Party, 6 seats (However, since the election the party has disbanded and split into factions)
  38. Italy
    1. Senate -- May 2001 elections -- (326 seats)
      1. House of Liberties, 177 seats
        1. Forwards/Go Italy
        2. National Alliance
        3. Northern League
        4. Biancofiore
          1. Christian Democratic Center (CCD)
          2. United Christian Democrats (CDU)
      2. Olive Tree, 125 seats
        1. "Daisy"
          1. Italian People's Party (PPI)
          2. (RI)
          3. Democratici
          4. (UDEUR)
        2. "Sunflower"
          1. Greens
          2. SDI
        3. (DS)
        4. (PdCI)
    2. Chamber of Deputies -- May 2001 elections -- (630 seats)
      1. House of Liberties, 282 seats
        1. Forwards/Go Italy
        2. National Alliance
        3. Northern League
        4. Biancofiore
          1. Christian Democratic Center (CCD)
          2. United Christian Democrats (CDU)
      2. Olive Tree, 184 seats
        1. Democrats of the Left (DS)
        2. "Daisy"
          1. Italian People's Party (PPI)
          2. (RI)
          3. Democratici
          4. (UDEUR)
        3. "Sunflower"
          1. Greens
          2. SDI
  39. Jamaica
    1. House of Representatives -- December 1997 elections -- (60 seats)
      1. People's National Party (PNP)SI, 50 seats
      2. Jamaica Labor Party (JLP), 10 seats
  40. Japan
    1. Sangi-in ("House of Councilors') -- July  2001 elections -- (247 seats)
      1. Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) or (JMt), 110 seats
      2. Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) or (Mt), 59 seats
      3. Clean Government Party (Kt or Komeito), 23 seats
      4. Japan Communist Party (JCP) or (NKt), 20 seats
    2. Sungi-in ("House of Representatives" or "House of Deputies") -- June 2000 elections -- (480 seats)
      1. Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) or (JMt), 233 seats
      2. Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) or (Mt), 127 seats
      3. Clean Government Party (Kt or Komeito), 31 seats
  41. Kiribati
    1. House of Assembly -- September 1998 elections -- (41 seats)
      1. Maneaban Te Mauri Party, 14 seats
      2. National Progressive Party, 11 seats
  42. Korea (South)
    1. National Assembly -- April 2000 elections -- (299 seats)
      1. Grand National Party (GNP) or (HD), 133 seats
      2. New Millennium Party (MD), 115 seats
      3. United Liberal Democrats (ULD) or (JMY), 17 seats
  43. Latvia
    1. Parliament -- October 1998 elections -- (100 seats)
      1. People's Party (TP), 24 seats
      2. Latvia's Way (LC), 21 seats
      3. For Fatherland and Freedom (TVB)/ Latvian National Conservative Party (LNNK), 17 seats
      4. National Harmony Party (TSP), 16 seats
      5. Latvian Social Democratic Union (LSDA) [LSDP is in SI], 14 seats
      6. New Party (JP), 8 seats
  44. Liechtenstein
    1. Diet -- February 2001 elections -- (25 seats)
      1. Fatherland Union (VU), 13 seats
      2. Progressive Citizens' Party (FBPL)EDU, 11 seats
  45. Lithuania
    1. Parliament -- October 2000 elections -- (141 seats)
      1. Brazausko Social Democratic Union, 51 seats
        1. Democratic Labor Party of Lithuania (LDDP)
        2. Lithuanian Russian Union (LRS)
        3. Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP)SI
        4. New Democratic Party
      2. Lithuanian Liberal Union (LLS), 34 seats
      3. New Union (NS), 29 seats
      4. Homeland Union/Conservative Party (TS-LK), 9 seats
  46. Luxembourg
    1. Chamber of Deputies -- June 1999 elections -- (60 seats)
      1. Christian Social People's Party (CSV), 19 seats
      2. Democratic Party (DP), 15 seats
      3. Socialist Worker's Party (LSAP), 13 seats
      4. Action Committee for Democracy and Pensioner's Justice (ADR), 7 seats
      5. Greens, 5 seats
  47. Mali
    1. National Assembly -- August 1997 elections -- (147 seats)
      1. Alliance for Democracy (ADEMA), 130 seats
      2. Party for National Renewal (PARENA), 8 seats
  48. Malta
    1. House of Representatives -- February 1997 elections -- (65 seats)
      1. Nationalist Party (PN), 35 seats
      2. Malta Labor Party (MLP), 30 seats
  49. Marshall Islands
    Marshall Islands is a "non-party" democracy.  March 1999 elections
  50. Mauritius
    1. National Assembly -- September 2000 elections -- (62 seats)
      1. MMM & MSM Alliance, 54 seats
        1. Mauritian Socialist Movement (MSM)
        2. Mauritian Militant Movement (MMM)
        3. Republican Movement
      2. PTr & PMXD, 6 seats
        • Mauritius Labour Party (PTr)
        • Mauritian Party of Xavier Duval
  51. Mexico
    1. Senate -- July 2000 elections -- (120 seats)
      1. Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), 58 seats
      2. Alliance for Change (AC), 53 seats
        1. National Action Party ( PAN)
        2. Ecologist Green Party
      3. Alliance for Mexico, 17 seats
        1. Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD)
        2. Worker's Party
        3. Social Alliance Party
        4. Nationalist Society Party
    2. Chamber of Deputies -- July 2000 elections -- (500 seats)
      1. Alliance for Change (AC), 224 seats
        1. National Action Party ( PAN)
        2. Ecologist Green Party
      2. Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), 208 seats
      3. Alliance for Mexico, 68 seats
        1. Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD)
        2. Worker's Party
        3. Social Alliance Party
        4. Nationalist Society Party
  52. Micronesia
    Micronesia is a "non-party" democracy.  March 2001 elections
  53. Monaco
    1. National Council -- February 1999 elections -- (18 seats)
      1. National and Democratic Union (UND) all 18 seats
  54. Mongolia
    1. State Great Hural -- June 2000 elections -- (76 seats)
      1. Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP) or (MAKN), 72 seats
  55. Namibia
    1. National Assembly -- November & December 1999 elections -- (72 seats)
      1. South West African People's Organization, 55 seats
      2. Congress of Democrats, 7 seats
      3. Democratic Turnhall Alliance, 7 seats
  56. Nauru
    Nauru is a "non-party" democracy.
  57. Netherlands
    1. First Chamber -- May 1999 elections -- (75 seats)
      1. Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), 20 seats
      2. People's Party for Freedom & Democracy (VVD), 19 seats
      3. Labor Party (PvdA), 15 seats
      4. Green List (GL), 8 seats
      5. Democrats 66 (D66), 4 seats
    2. Second Chamber -- May 1999 elections -- (150 seats)  
      1. Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA)CDI and EPP, 43 seats
      2. Pim Fortuyn List (LPF), 26 seats
      3. People's Party for Freedom & Democracy (VVD), 24 seats
      4. Labor Party (PvdA), 23 seats
      5. Green List (GL), 10 seats
      6. Socialist Party (SP), 9 seats
      7. Democrats 66 (D66), 7 seats
  58. New Zealand
    1. House of Representatives (also called Parliament) -- July 2002 elections -- (120 seats)  
      1. New Zealand Labor Party (NZLP), 52 seats
      2. National Party (NP), 27 seats
      3. New Zealand First Party (NZFP), 13 seats
      4. Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers New Zealand (ACT), 9 seats
      5. Green Party (GP), 8 seats
      6. United Future New Zealand (UFNZ), 9 seats
  59. Norway
    1. Parliament -- September 2001 elections -- (165 seats)
      1. Labor Party (DNA), 43 seats
      2. Hoyre, 38 seats
      3. Progress Party (PrF), 26 seats
      4. Socialist Left Party (SV), 23 seats
      5. Christian People's Party (KrF), 22 seats
      6. Center Party (SP), 10 seats
  60. Palau
    Palau is a "non-party" democracy.
  61. Panama
    1. November Legislative Assembly -- May 1999 elections -- (72 seats)
      1. New Nation (NN)
        1. Revolutionary Democratic Party (PRD), 34 seats
        2. National Liberal Party (PLN), 4 seats
        3. Solidarity Party (PS), 4 seats
      2. Union for Panama (UP)
        1. Arnulfist Party (PA), 18 seats
        2. Nationalist Republican Liberal Movement (MOLIRENA), 3 seats
        3. Democratic Party (PD), 2 seats
        4. National Renewal Movement (Morena), 1 seat
      3. Opposition Action (AO)
        1. Christian Democratic Party (PDC), 5 seats
        2. Civic Renewal Party (PRC), 1 seat
  62. Papua New Guinea
    1. National Parliament (sometimes called House of Assembly) -- June 1997 elections -- (109 seats)
      1. People's Progress Party (PPP), 16 seats
      2. Papua New Guinea United Party (Pangu Pati), 13 seats
      3. People's Democratic Movement (PDM), 10 seats
      4. National Action Party (NAP), 6 seats
      5. People's Action Party (PAP), 6 seats
      6. People's National Congress (PNC), 6 seats
  63. Philippines
    1. Senate -- May 1998 & May 2001 elections -- (24 seats)
      1. National Union of Christian Democrats - People Power (LAKAS-NUCD), 8 seats
      2. Struggle of the Filipino Masses (LAMP), 6 seats
      3. Struggle for Democratic Philippines (LDP), 2 seats
      4. Liberal Party (LP), 1 seat
      5. Philippines Democratic Party (PDP), 1 seat
      6. independents, 6 seats
    2. House of Representatives - May 1998 elections - (221 seats)
      1. National Union of Christian Democrats - People Power (LAKAS-NUCD), 85 seats
      2. Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC), 55 seats
      3. Struggle for Democratic Philippines (LDP), 21 seats
      4. Liberal Party (LP), 20 seats
      5. independents, 10 seats
      6. party list, 7 seats
      7. other parties, 18 seats
      8. Struggle of the Filipino Masses (LAMP), no seats
  64. Poland
    1. Senate -- September 2001 elections -- (100 seats)
      1. Coalition of the Alliance of Democratic Left and the Union of Labour, 75 seats
        1. Alliance of Democratic Left (SLD)
        2. Union of Labour (UP)
      2. Senate Block 2001, 15 seats
        1. Coalition Solidarity Electoral Action Work (AWS)
        2. Citizens' Platform (PO)
        3. Law and Justice (PiS)
        4. Freedom Union (UW)
        5. Movement for the Reconstruction of Poland (ROP)
    2. Sejm -- September 2001 elections -- (460 seats)
      1. Coalition of the Alliance of Democratic Left and the Union of Labour, 216 seats
        1. Alliance of Democratic Left (SLD)
        2. Union of Labour (UP)
      2. Citizens' Platform (PO), 65 seats
      3. Self Defence (S), 53 seats
      4. Law and Justice (PiS), 44 seats
      5. Polish People's Party (PSL), 42 seats
      6. League of Polish Families (LPR), 38 seats
  65. Portugal
    1. Assembly of the Republic -- March 2002 elections -- (230 seats)
      1. Social Democratic Party (PSD), 102 seats>
      2. Socialist Party (PS), 95 seats
      3. People's Party (PP), 14 seats
      4. Communists (PCP), 12 seats
  66. Romania
    1. Senate -- November 2000 elections -- (143 seats)
      1. Party of Social Democracy in Romania (PDSR), 60 seats
      2. Greater Romanian Party (PRM), 37 seats
      3. Democratic Party (PD), 13 seats
      4. National Liberal Party (PNL), 13 seats
      5. Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania aka Hungarian Democratic Alliance of Romania (UDMR)EPP, 12 seats
    2. Chamber of Deputies -- November 2000 elections -- (346 seats)
      1. Party of Social Democracy in Romania (PDSR), 142 seats
      2. Greater Romanian Party (PRM), 84 seats
      3. Democratic Party (PD), 31 seats
      4. National Liberal Party (PNL), 30 seats
      5. Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania aka Hungarian Democratic Alliance of Romania (UDMR)EPP
  67. Saint Kitts and Nevis
    1. House of Assembly -- May 2000 elections -- (15 seats (11 elected)
      1. Saint Kitts and Nevis Labor Party (SKNLP), 8 seats
      2. Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), 2 seats
      3. Nevis Reformation Party (NRP), 1 seat
  68. Saint Lucia
    1. House of Assembly -- December 2001 elections -- (17 seats)
      1. Saint Lucia Labor Party (SLP), 14 seats
      2. United Worker's Party (UWP), 3 seats
  69. Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
    1. House of Assembly -- March 2001 elections -- (21 seats (15 elected)
      1. United Labor Party (ULP), 12 seats
      2. New Democratic Party (NDP), 3 seats
  70. Samoa
    1. Legislative Assembly -- March 2001 elections -- (49 seats)
      1. Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP), 23 seats
      2. Samoan National Development (SNDP), 13 seats
  71. San Marino
    1. Great and General Council -- June 2001 elections -- (60 seats)
      1. Christian Democratic Party (PDCS), 25 seats
      2. Reformist Socialists or RS (formerly San Marino Socialist Party or PSS), 15 seats
      3. Party of Democracy (PD), 12 seats
      4. Popular Alliance of Sanmarinese Democrats (APDS), 5 seats
  72. Sao Tome & Principe
    1. National Assembly -- March 2002 elections -- (55 seats) 
      1. Movement for the Liberation of Sao Tome and Principe-Social Democratic Party (MLSTP-PSD), 24 seats
      2. Democratic Convergence Party-Reflection Group (MDFM-PCD), 23 seats
      3. Uê Kédadji (UK), 8 seats
  73. Slovakia
    1. National Council of the Slovak Republic -- September 1998 elections -- (150 seats)
      1. Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), 43 seats
      2. Slovak Democratic Coalition ( SDK), 42 seats
      3. Party of the Democratic Left ( SDL), 23 seats
      4. Party of the Hungarian Coalition ( SMK), 15 seats
      5. Slovak National Party ( SNS), 14 seats
      6. Party of Civic Understanding (SOP), 13 seats
  74. Slovenia
    1. national legislature (name?) -- October 2000 elections -- (70 seats according to AGORA)
      1. Liberal Democratic ( LDS), 34 seats
      2. Social Democratic Party of Slovenia (SDS), 14 seats
      3. United List of Social Democrats ( ZLSD), 11 seats
      4. Slovenian People's Party ( SLS/SKD), 9 seats
      5. New Slovene Christian Democrats (NSi), 8 seats
      6. Democratic Party of Retirees of Slovenia (DeSUS), 4 seats
      7. Slovenian National Party (SNS), 4 seats
      8. Party of Slovenian Youth (SMS), 4 seats
  75. South Africa
    1. National Assembly -- June 1999 elections -- (400 seats)
      1. African National Congress (ANC), 266 seats
      2. Democratic Alliance (DA), 68 seats
        1. Democratic Party (DP), 38 seats
        2. New National Party (NNP), 28 seats
        3. Federal Alliance (FA), 2 seats
      3. Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), 34 seats
  76. Spain
    1. Senate -- April 2000 elections -- (256 seats)
      1. Popular Party (PP), 126 seats
      2. Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE), 62 seats
    2. Congress of Deputies -- April 2000 elections -- (350 seats)
      1. Popular Party (PP), 183 seats
      2. Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE), 125 seats
  77. Suriname
    1. National Assembly -- May 2000 elections -- (51 seats)
      1. New Front (NF), 32 seats
        1. National Party of Suriname (NPS), 14 seats
        2. Progressive Reform Party (VHP), 9 seats
        3. Pertjaja Luhur, 7 seats
        4. Suriname Labor Party, 2 seats
      2. Millennium Combination, 10 seats
        1. National Democratic Party (NDP)
        2. Party of National Unity and Solidarity (KTPI)
        3. Democratic Alternative
      3. Democratic National Platform 2000 (DNP 2000), 3 seats
  78. Sweden
    1. Parliament -- September 1998 elections -- ( 349 seats)
      1. Social Democratic Party, 131 seats
      2. Moderate Party, 82 seats
      3. Left Party (VP), 43 seats
      4. Christian Democratic Party, 42 seats
      5. Center Party, 18 seats
  79. Switzerland
    1. Council of States -- October 1999 elections -- ( 46 seats)
      1. Radical Free Democratic Party (FDP), 18 seats
      2. Christian Democratic People's Party (CVP), 15 seats
      3. Swiss People's Party (SVP), 7 seats
      4. Social Democratic Party (SPS), 6 seats
    2. National Council -- October 1999 elections -- (200 seats)
      1. Social Democratic Party (SPS), 51 seats
      2. Swiss People's Party (SVP), 44 seats
      3. Radical Free Democratic Party (FDP), 43 seats
      4. Christian Democratic People's Party (CVP), 35 seats
  80. Taiwan
    1. National Assembly -- March 1996 elections -- (334 seats)
      1. Nationalist Party (KMT), 183 seats
      2. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), 99 seats
      3. Chinese New Party (CNP), 46 seats
    2. Legislative Yuan -- December 2001 elections -- (225 seats)
      1. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), 87 seats
      2. Nationalist Party (KMT), 68 seats
      3. People First Party (PFP), 46 seats
      4. Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU), 11 seats
      5. Chinese New Party (CNP), 1 seat
  81. Thailand
    1. Senate -- March 2000 elections -- (200 seats)
      1. only independents elected
    2. House -- January 2001 elections -- (391 seats)
      1. Thai Love Thai Party (TRT), 248 seats
      2. Democratic Party (DP) or (PP), 128 seats
      3. Thai Nation Party (TNP) or (PCT), 41 seats
      4. New Aspiration Party (NAP) or (PKWM), 36 seats
      5. National Development Party (NDP) or (PCP), 29 seats
  82. Trinidad & Tobago
    1. House of Representatives -- December 2001 elections -- (36 seats)
      1. United National Congress (UNC), 18 seats
      2. People's National Movement (PNC), 18 seats
  83. Tuvalu
    Tuvalu is a "non-party" democracy.  March 1998 elections.
  84. United States
    1. Senate -- November 2000 elections -- (100 seats)
      1. Democratic Party, 50 seats
      2. Republican Party, 49 seats
      3. independent, 1 seat
    2. House of Representatives -- November 2000 elections -- (435 seats)
      1. Republican Party, 221 seats
      2. Democratic Party, 212 seats
      3. independents, 2 seats
  85. Uruguay
    1. Chamber of Senators -- October 1999 elections -- (30 seats)
      1. Progressive Encounter (PE), 12 seats
      2. Colorado Party (PC), 10 seats
      3. National Party (PN), 7 seats
    2. Chamber of Representatives -- October 1999 elections -- (99 seats)
      1. Progressive Encounter (PE), 40 seats
      2. Colorado Party (PC), 32 seats
      3. National Party (PN), 22 seats
  86. Vanuatu
    1. Parliament -- April 2002 elections -- (52 seats) 
      1. Vanuatu Party (VP), 14 seats
      2. National United Party (NUP), 8 seats
      3. Greens, 3 seats
      4. Melanesian Progressive Party (MPP), 3 seats
      5. Vanuatu Republican Party (VRP), 3 seats
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