Republican Party/Jumhooree Party
Published 7th August, 2013
The Republican Party or Jumhooree Party (JP) was founded by a group of parliamentarians on 26th May 2008.
The party candidate in the 2008 presidential election was its leader Ahmed Nashid; he is standing again in 2013. In the 2008 election he received 15.22% of the vote.
In the 2009 parliamentary elections the JP won one seat in the 77 seat Majlis or parliament.