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A WikiParty, apparently, is a faction that declares itself as having a certain common position on the Wikipedia power structure. Some deplore these as evidence of factionalism. Others consider them very necessary to achieve regime change in a peaceful way. There is no clear consensus yet.
What is clear is that no community above a certain size has been governed without either a religious hierarchy or such "political" structures.
Another type of Wiki party is a political party based on wiki. Some more ideas about this: The Wiki Party, by Guaka.