Republican Party (United States)

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Republican Party
FoundersAbraham Lincoln
Alvan E. Bovay
Horace Greeley
Edwin D. Morgan
Amos Tuck
Founded1854 (166 years ago)
Split fromWhig Party
HeadquartersWashington D.C., U.S.
Student wingCollege Republicans
Youth wing
  • Young Republicans
  • Teen Age Republicans
Women's wingRepublican Women
LGBT wingLog Cabin Republicans
Overseas wingRepublicans Overseas
Membership (2020) 51,094,285
IdeologySocial liberalism
Fiscal conservatism
Political positionCentrist
Colors  Red

The Republican Party is one of the three main contemporary political parties in the United States alongside the Progressive Party and the America First Party. Modern American liberalism — a variant of social liberalism — is the party's majority ideology. The party also has notable centrist, social conservative, and both right-libertarian and left-libertarian factions.