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Registration of Political Parties

The Chief Executive of the Electoral Commission is the Registrar of Political Parties. All political parties must be on the Register of Political Parties. A political party must be on the Register of Political Parties in order to contest all or any of the following elections:

  • A Dáil election
  • A European Parliament election
  • A local election

If you would like to enquire about registering a political party please email info@electoralcommission.ie

If you would like to learn more about registering a political party, please see the forms and guidance below: