|National State Party (English)|
Nationale Partij (Dutch)
|International affiliation||International Democrat Union|
The name "National State" comes from it's founders' wishes to establish a big tent party that would focus on center political ideologies to control the government, but with its opposing party (at that time the Progressive Party) bringing in the left-wing votes, it soon took hold of conservative principles. The National State Party has often questioned changing its name to the Conservative Party, but each time failed to pass in a party vote.
There have been several right-wing political parties in the nation's history, but eventually they have often lost funding and been absorbed by the NSP. The most notable being the long-lasting People's Popular Movement and the Christian Democratic Party.