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2008 People’s United Party (Belize) leadership election and convention

The 2008 People’s United Party leadership election and convention was held on 30 March 2008. It was triggered when the leader of the People’s United Party, Said Musa, announced on 13 February 2008 that he would resign as leader of the PUP as soon ...

                                               

2020 Belizean general election

The 2020 Belizean general election will elect and the members of the House of Representatives in the National Assembly. On 14 March 2017, Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Barrow stated that he will call for early elections in November 2019. But in ...

                                               

House of Representatives (Belize)

The House of Representatives of Belize is one of the two chambers of the National Assembly, the other being the Senate. It was created under the 1981 constitution by Prime minister, George Cadle Price. Members are commonly called" Area Representa ...

                                               

2018 Brazilian general election

General elections were held in Brazil on 7 October 2018 to elect the President and Vice President and other political figures in the nation. The first round of the presidential election was held on 7 October 2018. Jair Bolsonaro won 46% of the vo ...

                                               

Political subdivisions of Brazil

Para capital Belem Amazonas capital Manaus Amapa capital Macapa Roraima capital Boa Vista Acre capital Rio Branco Rondonia capital Porto Velho Tocantins capital Palmas

                                               

2017 Bulgarian parliamentary election

The 2017 Bulgarian parliamentary elections were held in Bulgaria on 26 March 2017. They were originally scheduled for 2018, but the previous political parties could not form a government. So early elections were called. Before the elections, Boyk ...

                                               

Electoral district (Canada)

Electoral districts in Canada are what Canadas representative democracy is based on. In Canadian French, it is called a circonscription, but is also called a comte. Every single federal electoral district is represented by one Member of Parliamen ...

                                               

Communist Party of Chile

The Communist Party of Chile is a Chilean political party inspired by the thoughts of Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin. It was founded in 1922, as the continuation of the Socialist Workers Party. In 1932 it established its youth wing, the Communist Y ...

                                               

Chairman of the Communist Party of China

The Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China was the head of the Chinese Communist Party. The position was established at the 8th National Congress in 1945 and abolished at the 12th National Congress in 1982, being replac ...

                                               

Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China is the dominant political party and founder of the Peoples Republic of China, and is the only ruling party in Peoples Republic of China now. Originally, the party was led by Chen Duxiu, who was the General Secretary o ...

                                               

Cross-Strait relations

Cross-strait relations is the relations between the governments of the Peoples Republic of China and the Republic of China. Neither government recognises one another. Both officially use the One-China policy. Under this policy, there is only one ...

                                               

Politburo of the Communist Party of China

The Central Politburo of the Communist Party of China is a group of 25 people who oversee the Communist Party of China. It is formally called the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. It was previously called the Central Bureau before 19 ...

                                               

Premier of the Peoples Republic of China

The Premier of China, officially "Premier of the State Council of the Peoples Republic of China", is the leader of the State Council of China, who is the head of government and holds the highest rank in the Civil Service. The Premier is formally ...

                                               

State Council of China

The State Council is the cabinet of the Peoples Republic of China. Currently, the council has 35 members: the premier, four vice premiers, five state councilors, and 25 additional ministers and chairs of major agencies. Constitutionally, the Stat ...

                                               

Danish Peoples Party

The Danish Peoples Party is a Danish national conservative political party placed on the right wing. The aim of the Danish Peoples Party is to assert Denmarks independence, to guarantee the freedom of the Danish people in their own country, and t ...

                                               

Catalan independence

The Catalan independence or separatism is a political movement that supports the independence of Catalonia or the Catalan countries from Spain and France. The Catalan independence movement began in the 19th century. The separatists believe that C ...

                                               

National Assembly (France)

The French National Assembly is one of the two houses of the Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic. The other is the Senate. The National Assembly consists of 577 members known as deputes deputies, each elected by a single-member constitu ...

                                               

German Bundesrat

The German Bundesrat is part of the parliament of Germany. The cabinets of the 16 states of Germany appoint the delegations that represent them in the Bundesrat. They can remove them at any time. Normally, a state delegation is headed by the head ...

                                               

German Bundestag

The German Bundestag is the legislature of Germany. It meets in Berlin, in the Reichstag building, which was specially rebuilt ready for the Bundestag to move from Bonn. The Bundestag has at least 598 members. Every 4 years the German people vote ...

                                               

PEGIDA

Patriotische Europaer gegen die Islamisierung des Abendlandes is a controversial German political movement based in Dresden. It was started in October 2014 by Lutz Bachmann. Thousands of people have joined public demonstrations against the "Islam ...

                                               

Shanghai Fugu Agreement

The Shanghai Fugu Agreement was a successful political prank which was landed on the Social Democrats in the German state of Hesse in 1985. In 1985 the new Green Party prepared to enter into a German state government for the first time in its his ...

                                               

Independence Party (Iceland)

The Independence Party is a centre-right political party in Iceland. They are liberal conservatives who are eurosceptic. The party is the one of the largest in Iceland. It is currently tied with the most seats in the Althing. The chairman of the ...

                                               

Bangalistan

Bangalistan is the name of a proposed separate land or state for the Bengalis in India and it is also a self-sufficient socio-economic zone promoted by the supporters of the political party Amra Bangali. It is a social movement, based on the soci ...

                                               

Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha or House of the People is the lower house of the Parliament of India. As of 2019, there have been seventeen Lok Sabhas elected by the people of India. The Constitution limits the Lok Sabha to a maximum of 552 members. This includes ...

                                               

Prime Minister of India

The Prime Minister of India, is the chief executive officer of the government of India. The Prime minister directs the executive branch of the union government and leads the union Council of Ministers - which is the executive body. The Prime Mini ...

                                               

Aontu

Aontu is an all-Ireland political party. It was formally created in January 2019. It operates in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The party was founded by Peadar Toibin, a TD. He resigned from Sinn Fein on 15 November 2018 due t ...

                                               

Dail Eireann

Dail Eireann literally Assembly of Ireland) is the lower house of the parliament of Ireland. Its members are elected by all Irish citizens of voting age. Members of Dail Eireann are called Teachta Dala.

                                               

Fianna Fail

Fianna Fail is an Irish political party. It was founded in 1926 by Eamon DeValera. Its leader is Micheal Martin, who has also been Taoiseach since 2020. It was a faction of Sinn Fein - another Irish political party alongside Fine Gael - before sp ...

                                               

Green Party (Ireland)

The Green Party is a green political party in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It was started in 1981 as the Ecology Party of Ireland. It was known as the Green Alliance from 1983, before becoming known as the Green Party in 1987. It ...

                                               

Douglas Hyde

Douglas Hyde was the first President of Ireland from 1938 to 1945. He founded the Gaelic League, one of the most influential cultural organisations in Ireland. He promoted use of the Irish language, using the Irish spelling of his name and the ps ...

                                               

Irish Parliamentary Party

The Irish Parliamentary Party was a nationalist political party in Ireland. The Party wanted Ireland to be able to govern itself, instead of being governed by the United Kingdom. The Party was created in the nineteenth century by Isaac Butt. Its ...

                                               

Seanad Eireann

Seanad Eireanns main business is the revising of legislation sent to it by Dail Eireann. It can initiate start and revise legislation, except bills for raising tax and spending Money Bills. Financial legislation must start in Dail Eireann, and th ...

                                               

Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein is a political party in Ireland. Beginning with the Sinn Fein organisation set up in 1905 by Arthur Griffith, it took its current form in 1970 after a split within the party. The leader of Sinn Fein has been Mary Lou McDonald since Febr ...

                                               

Vice-President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State

The Executive Council was the cabinet of the Irish Free State, it was headed by the "President of the Executive Council". Constitution of The Irish Free State said that the Vice President would act for the President of the Executive Council while ...

                                               

Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

The badge, modified in 2001, bears the inscription Al Merito della Repubblica encircling the national coat of arms on the obverse and the Latin Patriæ Unitati and Civium Libertati encircling the head of Italia Turrita on the reverse. The six degr ...

                                               

Neoconservatism (Japan)

Neoconservatism in Japan refers to the new generation of Japanese conservatives. They are nationalistic and think Japan is unique and special. They think they are not responsible for Japans conquests and wartime history, Japanese war crimes, the ...

                                               

Politics of the Netherlands

The politics of the Netherlands is that of an indirect democracy. It has a constitution and a monarchy that operates within the constitution. The democratic structure is determined by a parliament and a government. The government depends on the c ...

                                               

Childcare benefits scandal

The childcare benefits scandal is a political scandal in the Netherlands about false accusations of fraud made by the Tax and Customs Administration. Between 2013 and at least 2019, about 26.000 parents in the Netherlands were wrongfully suspecte ...

                                               

New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party is a social democratic political party in New Zealand. It is one of the two major parties in New Zealand politics. It was started in 1916, which makes it the oldest of New Zealands political parties. It is currently t ...

                                               

Tino rangatiratanga

Tino rangatiratanga is a Māori language term that means "absolute sovereignty." Sovereignty means absolute power to rule something without someone else interfering. In this case, it refers to the ability of the Māori people to rule themselves and ...

                                               

Monarchy of Pakistan

The Monarchy of Pakistan was the form of government of the Dominion of Pakistan from 1947 to 1956. Under this system, Pakistan was an independent Commonwealth realm with a hereditary, constitutional monarch as the head of state. The monarch was t ...

                                               

One Unit Policy

One-Unit was the title of a scheme launched by the federal government of Pakistan to merge the four provinces of West Pakistan into one homogenous unit, as a counterbalance against the numerical domination of the ethnic Bengalis of East Pakistan. ...

                                               

Separatist movements of Pakistan

Pakistan was established in 1947 as a state for Muslims of colonial India. The driving force behind the movement for Pakistan was the educated Muslim in the Muslim minority states of United Province and Bombay Presidency, those of the Muslim majo ...

                                               

2006 Palestinian legislative election

On January 25 2006, Palestinians voted for the Palestinian Legislative Council, the legislature of the Palestinian National Authority. Without counting the 2005 municipal elections and the January 9, 2005 presidential election, this was the first ...

                                               

Fatah

Fatah is a Palestinian nationalist political party. Fatah is an acronym for Harakat At-Tahriri Al-Filistiniya. That means Palestinian National Liberation Movement in English. It was created by Yasser Arafat in the late 1950s. In 1968 Fatah joined ...

                                               

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines is one of 15 members of the Philippine Supreme Court, the highest court in the Philippines. The Chief Justice is in charge over the High Court, but carries only one of the 15 votes in t ...

                                               

Congress of the Philippines

The Congress of the Philippines is the national legislature of the Philippines. It is made of the Senate, and the House of Representatives. although in the Philippines the term congress commonly refers to just the latter. The Senate is made of 24 ...

                                               

House of Representatives of the Philippines

The House of Representatives of the Philippines, is the lower house of the Congress of the Philippines. It is often commonly referred to as Congress. Members of the House are officially styled as representative and sometimes informally called Con ...

                                               

Secession in Russia

This table shows only the list of movements. The source of each movement is cited in its own section. The population of each area is provided for information only.

                                               

State Duma

The State Duma is the Lower House of the Parliament. It is a part of the legislative branch of the government of Russia. The State Duma was first introduced in 1906. It was Russias first elected parliament. In 1922, it was replaced with the Sovie ...