List of political parties in Mauritius

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This article lists Mauritius political parties in alphabetical order. Mauritius has a multi-party system with numerous political parties, in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

The parties

Parties represented in the National Assembly

Name Abbr. Leader MPs Emblem Actual
Labour Party PTR Navin Ramgoolam 4 None
Mouvement Militant Mauricien MMM Paul Berenger 9 None
Mouvement Socialiste Militant MSM Sir Anerood Jugnauth 33 Alliance Lepep
Parti Mauricien Social Démocrate PMSD Xavier-Luc Duval 7 Alliance Lepep
Muvman Liberater ML Ivan Collendavelloo 7 Alliance Lepep

Parties without representation

Name Abbr. Leader Emblem Actual
Front Solidarité Mauricien FSM Cehl Meeah None
Azir Moris Jameel Peerally None
Ensam Nou Kapav Roshni Mooneeram None
Lalit None
Les Verts Fraternels VF Sylvio Michel None
Ralliement citoyen pour la patrie RCP Parvez Dookhy None
The Four Cats Lallmohammed Ramjan None
Mauritius New Generation Forces MNGF Ahmedally Janoo None
Mouvement Authentique Mauricien MAM Eliézer François None
Mouvement Mauricien Sociale Démocrate MMSD Eric Guimbeau None
The Liberals Maharajah Madhewoo None
Parti Justice Sociale Sheila Bunwaree None
Parti Malin Danrajsingh Aubeeluck None
Rezistans ek Alternativ Ashok Subron None

Defunct and merged parties

Name Abbr. Leader Founded Dissolved
Comité d'Action Musulman CAM Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed
Independent Forward Blok IFB Sookdeo Bissoondoyal 1958
Mouvement Militant Socialiste Mauricien MMSM Madan Dulloo
Mouvement Républicain MR
Parti Mauricien Xavier-Luc Duval PMXD Xavier-Luc Duval
Parti Socialiste Mauricien PSM Harish Boodhoo
Union Nationale UN Ashok Jugnauth 2014

The alliances

Former alliances

Name Leader Parties Elections participated Founded Dissolved Colours Emblem
Independence Party Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam PTR/IFB/CAM 1976 general election, 1967 general election
Parti de l'Alliance Nationale Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam PTR/CAM/PMSD 1982 general election
Alliance MMM/PSM Sir Anerood Jugnauth MMM/MSP 1982 general election
MSM/Travailliste Sir Anerood Jugnauth MSM/PTR 1983 general election
L'Union MMM/MTD/FFS Prem Nababsing MMM/MTD/FFS 1987 general election
Alliance MSM - Mauritius Labour Party Sir Anerood Jugnauth MSM/PTR 1987 general election, By-Election 1989
Alliance Parti Travailliste-PMSD Navin Ramgoolam PTR/PMSD 1991 general election
Alliance MSM-MMM Sir Anerood Jugnauth MSM/MMM 1991 general election, By-Election 1992
Alliance PTr-MMM Navin Ramgoolam PTR/MMM By-Election 1995, 1995 general election
Alliance MSM-RMM Sir Anerood Jugnauth MSM/ By-Election 1995, 1995 general election
Federation MSM-MMM MSM/MMM By-Election 1999
Alliance Parti Travailliste-PMXD Navin Ramgoolam PTR/PMXD By-Election 1999, 2000 general election
Alliance MSM-MMM Paul Berenger MSM/MMM 2000 general election, By-Election 2003
Alliance Sociale Navin Ramgoolam PTR/PMXD/VF/MR/MMSM 2005 general election Red
Alliance MSM/MMM Paul Berenger MSM/MMM 2005 general election
Alliance MMM/UN/PMSD Paul Berenger MSM/UN/PMSD By-Election 2009
Alliance de L'Avenir Navin Ramgoolam PTR/PMSD/MSM 2010 general election 2010 6 June 2014 Blue, White and Red
Alliance du Coeur Paul Berenger MMM/UN/MMSD 2010 general election Purple
Remake 2000 Sir Anerood Jugnauth MMM/MSM None 24 April 2014 Purple and Orange
Alliance de l'unité et de la modernité Navin Ramgoolam PTR/MMM 2014 general election 2014 2014 Red and Purple

Actual alliances

Name Founded Leader Parties Elections Colours Emblem Website
Alliance Lepep 2014 Sir Anerood Jugnauth MSM/PMSD/ML 2014 general election Orange, White and Blue

Parties in Rodrigues

Political parties in Rodrigues island.

Name Abbr. Leader Emblem Actual
Front Patriotique Rodrigues FPR Johnson Roussety None
Mouvement Rodriguais MR Gaëtan Jabeemissar None
Organisation du Peuple Rodriguais OPR Serge Clair None

See also

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