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Romanian ethnic minorities parties

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Romanian ethnic minorities parties

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  1. ^ (Romanian) "Minorităţile nu participă la viitoarea guvernare" ("Minorities Will Not Participate in the Next Government"), Ziarul Financiar, 5 December 2008; accessed October 15, 2009


A number of political parties represented Romania's ethnic minorities—particularly Hungarians, Germans and Jews—until 1938 and, in the case of the Hungarian People's Union, until 1953.

In addition to these, the ethnically-based Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania [2] (Romanian: Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România, UDMR; Hungarian: Romániai Magyar Demokrata Szövetség, RMDSZ) has played a significant role in the country's politics, competing in elections essentially the same manner as non-ethnic parties.

The following parties have held seats in the Chamber of Deputies.

List of parties


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