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List of political parties in Paraguay

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This article lists political parties in Paraguay. Paraguay was a one party dominant state with the Colorado Party until the Paraguayan General Election in 2008 when the opposition, Patriotic Alliance for Change, won the presidency.


Parliamentary parties

Name Abbr. Founded Ideology Leader Senators Deputies
Colorado Party
Partido Colorado
ANR-PC 1887 National conservatism
Economic liberalism
Mario Abdo Benítez
17 / 45
42 / 80
Authentic Radical Liberal Party
Partido Liberal Radical Auténtico
PLRA 1978 Liberalism
Efraín Alegre
13 / 45
17 / 80
Guasú Front
Frente Guasú
FG 2010 Democratic socialism Carlos Filizzola
6 / 45
0 / 80
Beloved Fatherland Party
Partido Patria Querida
PPQ 2002 Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy
Pedro Fadul
3 / 45
3 / 80
Progressive Democratic Party
Partido Democrático Progresista
PDP 2007 Social democracy
Democratic socialism
Desirée Masi
2 / 45
0 / 80
National Union of Ethical Citizens
Unión Nacional de Ciudadanos Éticos
UNACE 2002 Nationalism
Jorge Oviedo Matto
1 / 45
0 / 80
Great Renewed National Alliance
Gran Alianza Nacional Renovada
GANAR 2017 Social liberalism
Carlos Mateo Balmelli
0 / 45
10 / 80
National Encounter Party
Partido Encuentro Nacional
PEN 1991 Social democracy Fernando Camacho
0 / 45
2 / 80


  • Country Forward (Avanza Pais, AP)

Other parties

Former parties

The Paraguayan Liberal Party fought with the Colorado Party for dominance of the country during the first half of the 20th century. By the end of the Alfredo Stroessner regime the Liberal Party of Paraguay no longer existed, but its political successor, the Authentic Radical Liberal Party, is now the second largest political party in the country.

See also

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