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Faroe Islands

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Politics and government of
the Faroe Islands


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A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections.

The Faroe Islands have a multi-party system, with numerous 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.

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Political parties with elected representation at a national or international level

Party Representation Comments
Løgting (Parliament) Folketing (Parliament of Denmark)
Republican Party Tjóðveldi 8 1 Social democratic and Faroe Island Separtist party. (Also rendered as Party for People's Government) Leader: Høgni Hoydal
Union Party Sambandsflokkurin 7 1 Centre-right, agrarian party. In favor of maintaining the union between the Faroe Islands and Denmark.(Also rendered as Unionist Party) Leader: Kaj Leo Johannesen
The Faroe People's Party - Radical Self-Government Hin føroyski fólkaflokkurin - Radikalt sjálvstýri 7 0 Centre-right and Faroe Island Separtist party. Leader Jørgen Niclasen
Social Democratic Party Javnaðarflokkurin 6 0 Centre-Left, social democratic party. In favor of maintaining a Faroe-Denmark union. (Also rendered as Equality Party) Leader Jóannes Eidesgaard
Centre Party Miðflokkurin 3 0 Centre-right, agrarian, Christian democratic party. Leader Jenis av Rana
Self-Government Party Sjálvstýrisflokkurin 2 0 Liberal and Faroe Island Separtist party. (Also rendered as Home Rule Party or Independence Party) Leader: Kári P. Højgaard
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Other Minor Parties without Representation

Student Party (Miðnámsflokkurin, leader Bergur Johannesen)

Defunct parties

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