Political Parties in Kenya

Published 11th March, 2011

Below is a list of political parties in Kenya.  This is a preliminary list and will be followed with a more detailed history of the parties.

Major parties

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)

Party of National Unity (PNU)

Orange Democratic Movement-Kenya (ODM-K)

Kenya African National Union (KANU)

Minor parties

Safina Party

National Rainbow Coalition-Kenya (NARC-K)

National Rainbow Coalition (NARC)

Forum for the Restoration of Democracy-People (FORD-P)

Democratic Party of Kenya (DP)

New Ford Kenya (NFK)

SISI KWA SISI Party of Kenya (SKSPK)

Forum for the Restoration of Democracy-Asili (FORD-A)

Forum for the Restoration of Democracy-Kenya (Ford-Kenya)

Mazingira Greens Party of Kenya New Peoples Party of Kenya (PPK)

Chama Cha Uzalendo (CCU)

Chama Cha Mwananchi (CCM)

Kenya African Democratic Development Union (KADDU)

Kenya African Democratic Union-Asili (Kadu-Asili)

Kenya National Democratic Alliance (KENDA)

National Labour Party (NLP)

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

United Democratic Movement (UDM)

Democrats (ND)

Labour Party of Kenya (LPK)

Grand National Union Party of Kenya (GNU)

Mkenya Solidarity Movement (MSM)

National Alliance Party of Kenya (NAP)

Kenya National Congress (KNC)

The Independent Party of Kenya (TIP)

Social Democratic Party of Kenya (SDP)

National Patriotic Party of Kenya (NPPK)

Shirikisho Party of Kenya (SPK)

The National Vision Party (NVP)

Party of Hope (PH)

Nuru Party (NP)

Alliance for the Restoration of Democracy in Kenya (Aford in Kenya)

Progressive Party of Kenya

National Party of Kenya (NPK)

Muungano Development Movement (MDM)

Vipa Progressive Alliance (VPA)

Agano Party (AP)

National Agenda Party of Kenya (NAP-K)

Peoples Patriotic Party of Kenya (PPPK)

Farmers Party

Sources: Interim Independent Electoral Commission:; and others

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