Democratic Party (Kazakhstan, 1995)

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Democratic Party of Kazakhstan
Қазақстан демократиялық партиясы
LeaderAltynbek Sarsenbaiuly
Founded1 July 1995; 27 years ago (1995-07-01)
Dissolved1 March 1999; 24 years ago (1999-03-01)
Merged intoOtan
IdeologyCentre to centre-right

The Democratic Party of Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан демократиялық партиясы) 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]


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  3. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p416 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  4. ^ "Партия "Нұр Отан" - этапы большого пути".