Voluntary association of individuals who advocate certain principles or policies as superior to all others for the general conduct of government and which nominates and supports certain of its leaders as electoral candidates.
Any group (organized or unorganized) which makes certain claims upon other groups in the society for the establishment, maintenance, or enhancement of certain actions.
The difference between Political party and Interest Group..
Seeks political power directly thru electoral method
Prepared to support a candidate and fight for victory in an election. (to gain power)
Sometimes supports and campaigns for party candidates but rarely present formal candidates and fight in an election.