One party system
a type of party system government in which a single political party forms the government
two party system
a form of party system where two major political parties dominate voting in nearly all elections
a system in which multiple political parties have the capacity to gain control of government separately or in coalition
Free from outside control; not depending on another's authority
A person or group besides the two primarily involved in a situation, esp. a dispute.
formed by members of an existing one whose views or policies differ from those of the majority.
hold major programmatic goals and are deeply committed to the implementation of these goals to achieve comprehensive changes in the sociopolitical order.
single issue party
politics involves political campaigning or political support based on one essential policy area or idea
economic protest party
Parties, usually based in a particular region, especially involving farmers, that protest against depressed economic condition.
an organization to gain political power
a political party that holds substantial influence in a country's politics
a political party that play a smaller role than a major party in a country's politics
An alliance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or of states.
split ticket voting
refers to a ballot on which the voter has chosen candidates from different political parties
straight ticket voting
is the practice of voting for candidates of the same party for multiple positions
used to describe the organization and power wielded by political parties in the 1800s
The power to control appointments to office or the right to privileges