Currently ruling; being the present controlling authority, as of a government or country.
He's now in power at City Hall.
The party in power here is always the Democrats.
In-power Sentence Examples
Vacherot was a man of high character and adhered strictly to his principles, which were generally opposed to those of the party in power.
Hubert de Burgh was the last of the great justiciars; after his fall (1231) the justiciarship was not again committed to a great baron, and the chancellor soon took the position formerly occupied by the justiciar as second to the king in dignity, as well as in power and influence.
It was evident that the president intended to use all the influence which the party in power could exercise, to secure the return of General Julio Roca, who had distinguished himself in 1878 by a successful campaign against the warlike Indian tribes bordering on the Andes.
Their strength had been seriously weakened by the overthrow of Roosebeke, but Philip on his accession found them once more advancing rapidly in power and prosperity.