A political organization that typically seeks to influence government policy, usually by nominating candidates with aligned political views and trying to seat them in political office. Parties participate in electoral campaigns and educational outreach or protest actions.

A political party is typically led by a party leader.


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ISIC Section O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security


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The Fringes

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"Political party" in the tree of "Micro"