UNDERSTANDING POLITICAL PARTY, UNDERSTANDING

UNDERSTANDING POLITICAL PARTY, UNDERSTANDING

UNDERSTANDING POLITICAL PARTY, UNDERSTANDINGPolitical parties are a means for citizens to participate in the state management process. The party system is divided into three, namely the single party system, the dual party system, and the multi party system In political science, one element that has a major role in the smooth running of the political process in a representative democratic system is a political party. Political parties are referred to as agents of democratization in a democratic political system.

In political science, one element that has a major role in the smooth running of the political process in a representative democratic system is a political party. Political parties are referred to as agents of democratization in a democratic political system.

Definition of Political Parties

Based on the book “Basics of Political Science” by Miriam Budiarjo, political parties are a means for citizens to participate or participate in the state management process. Where a political party is an organized group whose members have the same orientation, values, and ideals.

According to Law Number 2 of 2008, a political party is defined as an organization that is national in nature and is formed by a group of Indonesian citizens (WNI) voluntarily on the basis of a common will and ideals to fight for and defend the political interests of members, society, nation and state, and maintain the integrity of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia based on Pancasila and the 1945 Constitution. Political parties are ideally intended to activate and mobilize the people, represent certain interests, provide a way of compromise for competing opinions, and provide a means of legal and peaceful succession of leadership. So that it becomes a necessity in modern and democratic political life, as quoted in the book “The Latest Theories of the Party” by Ichlasul Amal.