|Musograd has a well-established party system, relatively open and democratic. Parties based on religion or ethnic descend are outlawed, as are some more extremistic parties. Some semi-legal parties are allowed to operate, but are under observation by the security services. |
The most important parties are:
Patrioticu Muvimento Musograd Azad (Patriotic Movement Free Musograd, PMMA)
Strongly nationalist movement of Musogradian history. Re-founded in late 2012 by pensioned Army officers who felt that the SLD has not been supportive enough of the Musogradij Armija. The military victory of 2012/13 gave the PMMA a surprise boost in the Musogradian elections of 2013-01-20 and 2013-05-01, which was even more strengthened after SLD and parts of DNS joining the party on 2013-05-25, giving PMMA an absolute majority.
Dignita Na Suvrenita (Dignity and Sovereingty, DNS)
For several years, the DNS was the main governing party of the Dershowo. It was founded in 2006 in a phase of strive and disorder, with the goal to rebuild the state from the center of the society. The founder was the late Gen. N. Tosh. After losing many members to PMMA, the DNS now is rather weak and disoriented.
Strona Ludowa tal Dershowo (People's Party of the Dershowo, SLD)
Used to be a conservative, slightly populist party. Pro-army and for a strong Musograd dominating the Federation. Founded in 2009 by several right wing parties and movements, with roots in the Nationalist Movement and the PMMA. Joined the re-founded PMMA on 2013-05-25.
Sajus Lievowo (Union of the Left, SL)
The SL is the major party of the left, with its roots in the Partije Komuniste tal Musograd (PKM). It is strong in the Goralni area. With 16% of voters, currently well represented in the Kuomnata.
Consumerismu w Difesa Natiunal - Ekologija (Consumerism and National Defense - Ecology, CDN-Ekologija)
The CDN-Ekologija was created by joining the anti-consumerist CDN, one of the oldest parties of Musograd, founded on the books of Adm. W. Uchtar, with the newer Ekologija movement. It is strongly anti-nuclear, anti-consumeristic and in favour of an active foreign policy with ecologic goals. Currently the main opposition party.
Jichonij Sajus (JS, Southern Compact)
The Southern Cross Movement, former semi-legal branch of the Capricornian settlement party of the same name, was renamed on 2012-02-23 into Jichonij Sajus and fully legalized in the Dershowo, enabling it to participate in the May 1st 2012 elections. Lost representation in the Kuomnata in the 2013-01-20 elections due to internal infighting and breakup. Under strong pressure after the new security laws on 2013-06-01.
Libertaja Muvimentu - Alleanza Anarchica (Libertarian Movement - Anarchistic Alliance, LM-AA)
Semi-legal anarcho-capitalistic party which for some time ruled the Libertarian Republic of Kosnice. At first completely suppressed after the breakdown and incorporation of Kosnice, for some time tolerated up to a limited level, and suppressed again by the 2013-06-01 security laws.