Meaning of Political Party

Government SSS 1 Third Term


Meaning of Political Party

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain:

      i. Meaning of Political Party.

     ii. Organisation of Political Party.

     iii. Types of Political party

     (Mass, Elite, Charismatic, Broker Parties etc )

     iv. Functions of Political party

Political Parties

A political party is defined as an organised group of citizens, who act together as a political unit, with a collective aims and objectives.

Organisation of Political Parties

This is based on well defined and organised procedure for electing party leaders, seeing to the affairs of the parties with different subordinates organising programs for the party.

Types of Political Parties.

1. Mass parties: This is the type of party that.... View More

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