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Political Parties in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
There are two major political parties in St. Vincent and the Grenadines: the Unity Labour Party (ULP) founded in 1994, and the.New Democratic Party (NDP) founded in 1975. The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Green Party and the Democratic Republican Party are two minor parties, which contested the 2015 general election.
MAJOR ACTIVE PARTIES
  Unity Labour Party
Political Leader: Ralph GONSALVES Seats in House of Assembly: 8/15
   
  National Democratic Party (NDP)
Political Leader: Godwin FRIDAY Seats in House of Assembly: 7/15
   
   St. Vincent and the Grenadines Green Party (SVGP)
Political Leader: Ivan O'NEAL Seats in House of Assembly: 0/15
 
  Democratic Republican Party (DRP)
Political Leader: Anesia BAPTISTE Seats in House of Assembly: 0/15
 
SUMMARY OF OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES AND OTHER GROUPS
 

Party

Code

Year
Founded

First
Eelection

Last
Election

 

Workers' Union (Eighth Army of Liberation)

EAL

1951

1951

1951

 

Workers' Association

WA

1951

1951

1951

 

People's Political Party

PPP

1952

1954

1979

 

St. Vincent Labour Party

SVLP

1955

1957

1994

 

People's Liberation Movement

PLM

1957

1957

1957

 

Mitchell/Sylvester Faction

JUNTA

1974

1974

1974

 

Democratic Freedom Movement

DFM

1974

1974

1974

 

West Indies National Party

WINP

1974

1974

1974

 

United People's Movement

UPM

1974

1979

1989

 

Movement for National Unity

MNU

1982

1984

1994

 

People's Democratic Party

PDP

1982

1984

1984

 

Peoples' Working Party

PWP

1998

1998

1998

 

People's Progressive Movement

PPM

2000

2001

2001

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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