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Opposition (parliamentary)

Index Opposition (parliamentary)

Parliamentary opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system. [1]

28 relations: Anti-Administration party, Debate chamber, Duverger's law, Executive (government), First-past-the-post voting, Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (Gibraltar), Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (United Kingdom), Leader of the Opposition, Loyal opposition, Minority leader, Official Opposition (Canada), Official Opposition (India), Official Opposition (New Zealand), Opposition, Opposition (Australia), Opposition (Croatia), Opposition (Malaysia), Opposition (politics), Opposition Front Bench (Ireland), Opposition Party (Hungary), Parliamentary system, Political party, Pro-democracy camp (Hong Kong), Shadow Cabinet, Singapore, South Africa, Tokenism, Westminster system.

Anti-Administration party

The Anti-Administration party (1789–1792) was an informal faction led by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson that opposed policies of then Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in the first term (1789–1792) of President George Washington.

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Debate chamber

A debate chamber is a room for people to discuss and debate.

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Duverger's law

In political science, Duverger's law holds that plurality-rule elections (such as first past the post) structured within single-member districts tend to favor a two-party system, whereas "the double ballot majority system and proportional representation tend to favor multipartism".

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Executive (government)

The executive is the organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state.

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First-past-the-post voting

A first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting method is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins.

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Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (Gibraltar)

Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, or the Official Opposition in Gibraltar, is led by the Leader of the Opposition.

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Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (United Kingdom)

Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition, or the Official Opposition, in the United Kingdom is led by the Leader of the Opposition.

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Leader of the Opposition

The Leader of the Opposition is a title traditionally held by the leader of the largest party not in government in a Westminster System of parliamentary government.

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Loyal opposition

In parliamentary systems of government, the loyal opposition is the opposition parties in the legislature.

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Minority leader

In U.S. politics, the minority leader is the floor leader of the second largest caucus in a legislative body.

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Official Opposition (Canada)

In Canada, Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition (L'Opposition Loyale de Sa Majesté) is usually the largest parliamentary opposition party in the House of Commons or a provincial legislative assembly that is not in government, either on its own or as part of a governing coalition.

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Official Opposition (India)

Official Opposition is a term used in India to designate the political party which has secured the largest number of seats in the Lower House of parliament (Lok Sabha) but is not a part of the ruling party or coalition.

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Official Opposition (New Zealand)

Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, or commonly the Official Opposition, in New Zealand is usually the largest political party or coalition which is not a member of the ruling government—it does not provide ministers.

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Opposition may refer to.

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Opposition (Australia)

In Australian parliamentary practice, the Opposition or Official Opposition is usually the official title of the second largest party or coalition of parties in the Australian House of Representatives with its leader being given the title Leader of the Opposition.

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Opposition (Croatia)

In Croatia, the Opposition (Opozicija; Oporba) comprises all political parties represented in the Croatian Parliament that are not part of the Government which is supported by the parliamentary majority.

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Opposition (Malaysia)

The Opposition in Malaysia fulfils the same function as the official opposition in other Commonwealth of Nations monarchies.

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Opposition (politics)

The political party that has the majority is called ruling party and all other parties or their members are called the Opposition.

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Opposition Front Bench (Ireland)

The Opposition Front Bench in Ireland are the front (and most visible) benches of the parties outside the Government.

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Opposition Party (Hungary)

The Opposition Party was a Hungarian political party between 1847 and 1849.

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Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.

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Political party

A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.

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Pro-democracy camp (Hong Kong)

The pro-democracy camp or pan-democracy camp (Chinese: 民主派 or 泛民主派) refers to a political alignment that supports increased democracy, namely the universal suffrage of the Chief Executive and the Legislative Council as given by the Basic Law under the "One Country, Two Systems" framework.

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Shadow Cabinet

The Shadow Cabinet is a feature of the Westminster system of government.

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Tokenism is the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to be inclusive to members of minority groups, especially by recruiting a small number of people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of racial or sexual equality within a workforce.

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Westminster system

The Westminster system is a parliamentary system of government developed in the United Kingdom.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opposition_(parliamentary)

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