List of political parties in El Salvador

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This article lists political parties in El Salvador.


Political culture

El Salvador has a multi-party system. Two political parties, the Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) and the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), have tended to dominate elections.[ citation needed ] ARENA candidates won four consecutive presidential elections until the election of Mauricio Funes of the FMLN in March 2009.[ citation needed ]

Geographically, the departments of the Central region, especially the capital and the coastal regions, known as departamentos rojos, or red departments, are relatively Leftist.[ citation needed ] The departamentos azules, or blue departments in the east, western and highland regions are relatively conservative.[ citation needed ]

Political parties

Major parties

LogoNameAbbr.LeaderIdeology Legislative Assembly Mayors Central American Parliament Political position
PDC El Salvador.jpg Christian Democratic Party
Partido Demócrata Cristiano
PDC Rodolfo Parker Christian democracy
3 / 84
2 / 262
1 / 20
GANA-500.svg Grand Alliance for National Unity
Gran Alianza por la Unidad Nacional
GANA Andrés Rovira Social conservatism
Economic liberalism
10 / 84
26 / 262
2 / 20
Alianza Republicana Nacionalista.svg Nationalist Republican Alliance
Alianza Republicana Nacionalista
ARENA Érick Salguero Salvadoran nationalism
Economic liberalism
37 / 84
140 / 262
8 / 20
Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberacion Nacional.svg Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front
Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional
FMLN Óscar Ortiz Socialism
23 / 84
64 / 262
8 / 20
Flag PCN.jpg National Coalition Party
Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional
FMLN Manuel Rodriguez Nationalism
National liberalism
9 / 84
25 / 262
1 / 20

Minor parties


See also

  1. Luis Eliezer Garcia. "Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de El Salvador » Autoridades » Titulares". Retrieved 2019-07-10.

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