Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party
ဖလုံ-စဝေါ် ဒီမိုကရက်တစ်ပါတီ
ChairmanU Saw Thein Aung
Secretary-GeneralU Saw Tin Hlaing
FoundedJune 4, 2010 (2010-06-04)[1]
HeadquartersHpa-an, Kayin State, Myanmar
IdeologyKaren interests
Seats in the Amyotha Hluttaw
0 / 224
Seats in the Pyithu Hluttaw
0 / 440
Seats in the State and Regional Hluttaws
0 / 880
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The Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party (Burmese: ဖလုံ-စဝေါ် ဒီမိုကရက်တစ်ပါတီ; PSDP), also spelled Phlone-Sqaw Democratic Party, is a Karen political party in Myanmar.[2]

History

The party was established in 2010.[3] In the 2010 general elections it put forward four candidates for the House of Nationalities, winning three seats. Two of its five candidates were elected to the House of Representatives; it took over 70% of the vote in Karen State.[4]

References

  1. ^ "ကရင်အမျိုးသားပါတီ". 7Day News. 30 September 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  2. ^ Political Parties Sign Election Code of Conduct The Irrawaddy, 26 June 2015
  3. ^ Myanmar Times - Election Parties Archived 2015-11-17 at the Wayback Machine Myanmar Times, 2 September 2015
  4. ^ Karen parties and the vote New Mandala, 7 November 2015