This article lists political parties in Seychelles. Seychelles has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties (SPPF and SNP), with extreme difficulty for anybody to achieve electoral success under the banner of any other party.

The parties

Parliamentary parties

Party Abbr. Position Ideology MPs
Linyon Demokratik Seselwa logo.svg
Seychellois Democratic Alliance
Seselwa: Linyon Demokratik Seselwa
French: Union démocratique seychelloise
Seychelles National Party SNP Centre Liberalism
25 / 35
Seychelles Party for
Social Justice and Democracy
United Seychelles logo.png
United Seychelles
Seselwa: Parti Lepep (former)
French: Seychelles unies
US Centre-left
to left-wing
Democratic socialism
Social democracy
10 / 35

Other parties

Other parties
Name Native name Ideology Notes
Seychelles Democratic Party ? Conservatism Originally supported british rule.
Seychellois Alliance Lalyans Seselwa ? Was part of Linyon Demokratik Seselwa until 2018.

Former parties

Former parties
Name Native name Ideology Notes
Seychelles Movement for Democracy ? Democracy Active during the 90s.

The election of the National Assembly was held on the 22–24 October 2020. The Seychelles National Party, the Seychelles Party for Social Justice and Democracy and the Seychelles United Party formed a coalition, Linyon Demokratik Seselwa (LDS). The coalition won the majority of the seats.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Seychelles - Political structure". The Ecconomist Intelligence Unit. The Economist Group. 10 March 2016. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  2. ^ "EISA Seychelles: 2020 National Assembly election results overview".