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Korea - Past Parties

* Some of the party names in English may be different from the officially registered ones.
* The figures in the table below are as of when each election results came out.

  party/organization earned votes
(%)
seats
(proportional
representatives)
The Constituent Assembly
(May 31, 1948~May 30, 1950)
independents 40.3 85
Great Korean Independence Acceleration Council 26.1 55
Korean Democratic Party 13.5 29
United Young Men's Party 9.6 12
Korean National Youth Corps 2.2 6
Great Korean Independence Rural League 0.8 2
Great Korean Independence Labor League 1.6 1
others 5.9 10
total 200
The 2nd National Assembly
(May 31, 1950~May 30, 1954)
independents 62.9 126
Korean Nationalist Party 9.7 24
Democratic People's Party 9.8 24
Korean Council 6.8 14
Korean Youth Party 3.3 10
Great Korean Independence Labor League 1.7 3
One Nation Club 1.0 3
Socialist Party 1.3 2
National Independence Federation 0.5 1
Independent Labor Party 0.7 -
Korean Independence Party 0.3 -
others 2.0 3
total 210
The 3rd National Assembly
(May 31, 1954~May 30, 1958)
Liberal Party 36.8 114
independents 47.9 68
Democratic People's Party 7.9 15
Korean Council 2.6 3
Korean Nationalist Party 1.0 3
others 3.8 -
total 203
The 4th National Assembly
(May 31, 1958~Jul. 28, 1960)
Liberal Party 42.1 126
Democratic Party 34.0 79
independents 21.7 27
Unification Party 0.6 1
others 1.6 -
total 233
The 5th National Assembly
(Jul. 29, 1960~Dec. 16, 1963)
Upper House (Jul. 29, 1960~Dec. 16, 1963)
Democratic Party 51.4 31
independents 38.1 20
Liberal Party 6.1 4
Socialist Mass Party 1.4 1
Korea Socialist Party 1.3 1
Korea Federation of Innovators 1.7 1
total 58
Lower House
Democratic Party 41.7 175
independents 46.8 49
Socialist Mass Party 6.0 4
Liberal Party 2.8 2
Korea Socialist Party 0.6 1
Unification Party 0.2 1
Korean Independence Party 0.2 -
others 1.7 1
total 233
The 6th National Assembly
(Dec. 17, 1963~Jun. 30, 1967)
Democratic Republican Party 33.5 110 (22)
Democracy-Justice Party 20.1 41 (14)
Democratic Party 13.6 13 (5)
Liberal Democratic Party 8.1 9 (3)
People's Party 8.8 2
Conservative Party 3.0 -
Liberal Party 2.9 -
Righteous Citizens Party 2.8 -
New Development Party 2.0 -
Autumn Wind Association 2.0 -
New People's Association 1.8 -
Korean Independence Party 1.4 -
total 175 (44)
The 7th National Assembly
(Jul. 1, 1967~Jun. 30, 1971)
Democratic Republican Party 50.6 129 (27)
New Democratic Party 32.7 45 (17)
Mass Party 2.3 1
Liberal Party 3.6 -
Democratic Party 3.0 -
Korean Independence Party 2.2 -
Public Party 1.7 -
Justice Party 1.3 -
Unificational Socialist Party 1.0 -
Free People's Party 0.8 -
Unified Korea Party 0.8 -
total 175 (44)
The 8th National Assembly
(Jul. 1, 1971~Oct. 17, 1972)
Democratic Republican Party 47.8 113 (27)
New Democratic Party 43.5 89 (24)
National Party 4.0 1
Public Party 1.4 1
Unificational Socialist Party 0.9 -
Mass Party 0.5 -
total 204 (51)
The 9th National Assembly
(Mar. 12, 1973~Mar. 11, 1979)
Democratic Republican Party 38.7 73
New Democratic Party 32.5 52
independents 18.6 19
Democratic Unification Party 10.2 2
National Council for Unification   73
total 219
The 10th National Assembly
(Mar. 12, 1979~Oct. 27, 1980)
Democratic Republican Party 31.7 68
New Democratic Party 32.8 61
independents 28.1 22
Democratic Unification Party 7.4 3
National Council for Unification - 77
total 231
The 11th National Assembly
(Apr. 11, 1981~Apr. 10, 1985)
Democratic Justice Party 35.6 151 (61)
Democratic Korea Party 21.6 81 (24)
Korea National Party 13.3 25 (7)
independents 10.7 11
Civil Rights Party 6.7 2
New Politics Socialist Party 4.2 2
Democratic Socialist Party 3.2 2
Democratic Farmers' Party 1.4 1
Peaceful People Party 0.9 1
Others 2.4 -
total 276 (92)
The 12th National Assembly
(Apr. 11, 1985~May 29, 1988)
Democratic Justice Party 35.2 148 (61)
New Korea Democratic Party 29.3 67 (17)
Democratic Korea Party 19.7 35 (9)
Korea National Party 9.2 20 (5)
independents 3.2 4
New Politics Socialist Party 1.4 1
New Democratic Party 0.6 1
Civil Rights Party 0.4 -
Liberal Nationalist Party 0.1 -
Workers and Farmers Party 0.9 -
total 276 (92)
The 13th National Assembly
(May 30, 1988~May 29, 1992)
Democratic Justice Party 33.96 125 (38)
Party for Peace and Democracy 19.26 70 (16)
Party for the Reunification and Democracy 23.83 59 (13)
New Democratic Republican Party 15.59 35 (8)
independents 4.75 9
Grand-National-People's Democratic Party 1.28 1
New Korea Democratic Party 0.24 -
Democratic Korea Party 0.17 -
Korea National Party 0.33 -
Christian Holy People's Party 0.01 -
Public's Party 0.33 -
Socilist Democratic Party 0.02 -
Our Justice Party 0.13 -
Third Generation Party 0.08 -
Hanism Unified Korea Party 0.02 -
total 299 (75)
The 14th National Assembly
(May 30, 1992~May 29, 1996)
Democratic Liberal Party 38.5 149 (33)
Democratic Party 29.2 97 (22)
United People's Party 17.4 31 (7)
independents 11.5 21
Party for New Political Reform 1.8 1
Clean and Fair Democratic Party 0.1 -
Public Party 1.5 -
total 299 (62)
The 15th National Assembly
(May 30, 1996~May 29, 2000)
New Korea Party 35.1 139 (18)
National Congress for New Politics 24.8 79 (13)
United Liberal Democrats 16.4 50 (9)
United Democratic Party 11.3 15(6)
independents 12.4 16
total 299 (46)
The 16th National Assembly
(May 30, 2000~May 29, 2004)
Grand National Party 38.96 133 (21)
National Congress for New Politics 35.87 115 (19)
United Liberal Democrats 9.84 17 (5)
Democratic People's Party 3.68 2 (1)
New Party for Hopeful Korea 0.41 1
independents 9.38 5
total 273 (46)
The 17th National Assembly
(May 30, 2004~May 29, 2008)
Uri Party 38.3 152 (23)
Grand National Party 35.8 121 (21)
Democratic Labor Party 13.0 10 (8)
Millennium Democratic Party 7.1 9 (4)
United Liberal Democrats 2.8 4
National Alliance 21 0.6 1
independents   2
total 299(56)
The 18th National Assembly
(Jul. 10, 2008~May 29, 2012)
Grand National Party 37.48 153 (22)
United Democratic Party 25.17 81 (15)
Liberty Forward Party 6.90 18 (4)
Pro-Park Geun-hye Alliance 13.18 14 (8)
Democratic Labor Party 5.68 5(3)
Creative Korea Party 3.80 3 (2)
independents   25
total 299(54)
The 19th National Assembly
(Jul. 10, 2012~May 29, 2016)
Saenuri Party 42.8 152 (25)
Democratic United Party 36.5 127 (21)
Unified Progressive Party 10.3 13 (6)
Liberty Forward Party 3.2 5 (2)
independents   3
total 300(54)




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