Democratic Party (Kazakhstan, 1995)

The Democratic Party of Kazakhstan was a political party formed on 1 July 1995 at the initiative of a group of representatives of the state apparatus.[1] It was led by Altynbek Sarsenbaiuly who was Minister of Press and Mass Media at the time.[2] The party won 12 seats in the 1995 legislative elections.[3] It merged into a newly created pro-presidential party Otan in its 1st Congress on 1 March 1999.[4]

Democratic Party of Kazakhstan
AbbreviationQDP
LeaderAltynbek Sarsenbaiuly
Founded1 July 1995; 25 years ago (1995-07-01)
Dissolved1 March 1999; 22 years ago (1999-03-01)
Merged intoOtan
IdeologyCentre to centre-right

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.ca-c.org/journal/08-1997/st_19_par_kaz.shtml
  2. ^ https://www.neweurasia.info/archive/articles/Opp135.htm
  3. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p416 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  4. ^ http://www.kisi.kz/index.php/ru/publikatsii/56-buluktaev-yurij-ochirovich/1831-partiya-n-r-otan-etapy-bolshogo-puti