Organized group of people who share an ideology, political positions, or adherence to a central political figure, and who field candidates for elections in an attempt to implement a political agenda.
An organized group that has as its fundamental aim the attainment of political power and public office for its designated leaders. Usually, a political party will advertise a common commitment by its leaders and its membership to a set of political, social, economic and/or cultural values.
A political group considered as a formal whole, united under one specific political platform of issues and campaigning to take part in government.
A political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power through representation in government.