Definitions for political party
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party, political party(noun)
an organization to gain political power
"in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
A political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power through representation in government.
A political party is a political organization that typically seeks to influence, or entirely control, government policy, usually by nominating candidates with aligned political views and trying to seat them in political office. Parties participate in electoral campaigns and educational outreach or protest actions. Parties often espouse an ideology or vision, expressed in a party program, bolstered by a written platform with specific goals, forming a coalition among disparate interests.
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