National Democratic Alliance for Egypt


Democratic Alliance for Egypt, or Democratic Alliance, was a coalition of political parties in Egypt, formed in the wake of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. The largest party in the group was the Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (Egypt), Freedom and Justice Party.

Affiliated parties

* Democratic Generation Party * Egyptian Arab Socialist Party * Ghad El-Thawra Party * Dignity Party (Egypt), Dignity Party * Socialist Labour Party (Egypt), Labour Party * Ahrar Party (Egypt), Ahrar Party * Egyptian Reform Party * Reform and Renaissance Party * Freedom and Justice Party (Egypt), Freedom and Justice Party * Islamic Party (Egypt), Safety and Development Party


The Alliance was originally made of fifteen parties, including Freedom Egypt Party, the leftist National Progressive Unionist Party (Tagammu), the Salafi-affiliated Al Nour Party, and the centrist Justice Party (Egypt), Justice Party. Later the Democratic Front Party and Tagammu parties split off to join the left-leaning Egyptian Bloc. By the start of the elections on 28 November 2011, only 11 parties remained in the alliance, including the Muslim Brotherhood, Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (Egypt), Freedom and Justice Party, the Nasserism, Nasserist Dignity Party (Egypt), Karama Party (Dignity), the Ghad El-Thawra Party, the Socialist Labour Party (Egypt), Labor Party, the Ahrar Party (Egypt), Ahrar Party, the Egyptian Arab Socialist Party, the Democratic Generation Party and several smaller parties. The parties differ on domestic policies but are united in supporting a more nationalistic, less Israel-friendly foreign policy. The Democratic Alliance coalition is effectively defunct. The Freedom and Justice Party will not run under the Democratic Alliance coalition. The Ghad El-Thawra Party is now part of the Conference Party. The Dignity Party (Egypt), Dignity Party has joined the National Salvation Front (Egypt), National Salvation Front (NSF). In preparation for the Egyptian parliamentary election, 2013, 2013 Elections, the Civilization Party will join the Centrist Coalition, and the Democratic Generation Party will join the NSF.

Results of the Parliamentary elections

2011–12 Egyptian parliamentary election, In the 2011/2012 parliamentary elections, the Democratic Alliance won 10,138,134 votes out of 27,065,135 correct votes, or roughly 37.5% of all votes. The Alliance thus received 127 seats out of 332 in the Egyptian Parliament. The 127 seats were divided between members of the Alliance as follows: * Freedom and Justice Party (Egypt), Freedom and Justice Party: 116 seats * Dignity Party (Egypt), Dignity Party: 6 seats * Ghad El-Thawra Party: 2 seats * Civilization Party: 2 seats * Egyptian Islamic Labour Party: 1 seat In addition, independent candidates of the Freedom and Justice Party (Egypt), Freedom and Justice Party won 101 seats out of the 168 seats allocated for independent candidates. Thus, the Democratic Alliance won a total of 228 seats out of 498 (45.8%) in the 2012 Egyptian Parliament, thus becoming the largest political bloc in the parliament.

See also

* List of political parties in Egypt


{{Egyptian political parties Defunct political party alliances in Egypt Organizations established in 2011 Organisations of the Egyptian Crisis (2011–2014)