Cyprus: All parties at a glance

Parties in the parliament

The House of Representatives in Cyprus Vouli ton Antiprosópon is elected by proportional representation. A blocking clause does not exist in Cyprus. Any party that receives at least 1/56 (approx. 1.8%) of the valid votes can therefore enter the Cypriot parliament. Since the last election in 2016 8 parties are represented in the parliament: DIKO and DISY form the government, AKEL, EDEK, ELAM, KOSP, SYPOL and ΚΑ the opposition.

AKEL

Name Anorthotiko Komma Ergazomenou Laou
Translation Progressive Party of Working People
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Left
Political orientation arrow_back_iosarrow_back_ios Left-wing
Latest election trend 26.2% - Stable
All information at a glance: AKEL

DIKO

Name Dimokratiko Komma
Translation Democratic Party
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament S&D
Political orientation arrow_back_ios Centre-left
Government star Part of the government
Latest election trend 13% - Stable
All information at a glance: DIKO

DISY

Name Dimokratikos Synagermos
Translation Democratic Rally
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament EPP
Political orientation arrow_forward_ios Centre-right
Government star Part of the government
Latest election trend 39.5% - Stable
All information at a glance: DISY

EDEK

Name Kinima Sosialdimokraton
Translation Movement for Social Democracy
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament S&D
Political orientation arrow_back_ios Centre-left
Latest election trend 4.4% - Stable
All information at a glance: EDEK

ELAM

Name Ethniko Laiko Metopo
Translation National Popular Front
Political orientation arrow_forward_iosarrow_forward_iosarrow_forward_ios Far right
Latest election trend 4.8% - Stable
All information at a glance: ELAM

KOSP

Name Kinima Ikologon – Synergasia Politon
Translation Movement of Ecologists – Citizens’ Cooperation
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation nature Environment & Climate
Latest election trend 4.8% - Stable
All information at a glance: KOSP

SYPOL

Name Symmachia Politon
Translation Citizens’ Alliance
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament RE
Political orientation zoom_out_map Liberal politics
Latest election trend 1.3% - Stable
All information at a glance: SYPOL

ΚΑ

Name Kinima Allilengyi
Translation Solidarity Movement
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament ECR
Political orientation arrow_forward_iosarrow_forward_ios Right-wing
Latest election trend 1.8% - Stable
All information at a glance: ΚΑ

Other important parties

DIPA

Name Dimokratiki Parataxi
Translation Democratic Alingment
Political orientation arrow_back_iosarrow_forward_ios Transversal
Latest election trend 3.6% - Stable
All information at a glance: DIPA

KGTZ

Name Komma gia ta Zoa
Political orientation arrow_back_iosarrow_back_ios Left-wing
All information at a glance: KGTZ