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Definition of "political party" [political party]

  • A political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power through representation in government. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "political party" in a sentence
  • "So strong a political factor did the men of Oregon recognize us to be that every political party in the state asked to be represented on our platform; and one entire evening of the convention was given over to the representatives chosen by the various parties to indorse the suffrage movement."
  • "Liquor-dealers, joint-keepers, "boot-leggers," and all the lawless element of Kansas swung into line at a special convention held under the auspices of the Liquor League of Kansas City, and cast their united weight against suffrage by threatening to deny their votes to any candidate or political party favoring our Cause."
  • "On the other hand, when the ticket was "scratched" the vote was usually in our favor, whatever political party the man belonged to."