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  Political Parties in the Bahamas
The Bahamas has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties - The Progressive Libral Party (PLP) and the Free NAtional Movement (FNM). It is difficult to achieve electoral success under the banner of any other party. A third party, the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) contested to 2012 General Elections.
MAJOR ACTIVE PARTIES
   Progressive Liberal Party (PLP)
  Political Leader: Perry CHRISTIE Seats in House of Assembly: 4/39
   
  Free National Movement (FNM)
  Political Leader: Hubert MINNIS Seats in House of Assembly: 34/39
   
  Democratic National Alliance (DNA)
  Political Leader: Branville McCARTNEY Seats in House of Assembly: 0/39
 
MINOR AND DEFUNCT PARTIES
  Party Code
  Bahamas Constitution Party BCP
  Bahamas Democratic Movement BDM
  Bahamas Democratic Party BDP
  Bahamas National Coalition Party BNCP
  Bahamian Freedom Alliance BFA
  Bahamian National Party BNP
  Coalition for Democratic Reform CDR
  Commonwealth Democratic Party CDP
  Commonwealth Labour Party CLP
  Labour Party LP
  National Democratic Party NDP
  National Development Party NDP
  People's Labour Movement PLM
  Poor Powerful Peoples Party PPPP
  Social Democratic Party SDP
  The People’s Movement TPM
  United Bahamian Party UBP
  United Democratic Party UDP
  United People's Movement UPM
  Vanguard Nationalist and Socialist Party VP
  Workers' Party WP
Note: Colour codes are used for ease of recognition of political parties in data tables and figures. For older parties the colour is not necessarily indicative of the colour used by that party at the time.
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