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Christian Democracy (Brazil)

Christian Democracy


Democracia Cristã
President José Maria Eymael
Founded March 30, 1995
Headquarters São Paulo, Brazil
Membership 186,223[1]
Ideology Christian democracy
Political position Centre-right
Colours Blue, Yellow, White
Website
www.democraciacrista.org.br

The Christian Democracy (Democracia Cristã, DC) is a Christian democratic political party in Brazil. It was founded on March 30, 1995 as the Christian Social Democratic Party (Partido Social Democrata Cristão, PSDC), elected mayors and council members in 1996, and was officially registered on the Superior Electoral Court on August 5, 1997.[2]

At the legislative elections, 6 October 2002, the party won 1 out of 513 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and no seats in the Senate. The party lost all representation in the Congress in the 2006 elections.

On 3 August 2017, the party changed its name to the current Christian Democracy.[3]

Electoral results [ edit ]

Election Candidate Running mate Colligation First round Second round Result
Votes % Votes %
1998 José Maria Eymael (PSDC) Josmar Oliveira Alderete (PSDC) None 171,831 0.25% (#9) - - Lost Red X N
2002 None* None None - - - - -
2006 José Maria Eymael (PSDC) José Paulo da Silva Neto (PSDC) None 63,294 0.07% (#6) - - Lost Red X N
2010 José Maria Eymael (PSDC) José Paulo da Silva Neto (PSDC) None 89,350 0.09% (#5) - - Lost Red X N
2014 José Maria Eymael (PSDC) Roberto Lopes (PSDC) None 61,250 0.06% (#9) - - Lost Red X N
2018 José Maria Eymael (DC) Hélvio Costa (DC) None 41,710 0.04% (#12) - - Lost Red X N
Source: Election Resources: Federal Elections in Brazil – Results Lookup

*DC supported José Serra (PSDB) and Rita Camata (PMDB) in the second round of 2002 general elections.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ http://inter04.tse.jus.br/ords/dwtse/f?p=2001:104:::NO[permanent dead link]:::
  2. ^ "Sobre Nós" (in Portuguese). psdc.org.br. Archived from the original on April 10, 2017. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.valor.com.br/politica/5074962/psdc-vai-ao-tse-para-se-tornar-o-democracia-crista

External links [ edit ]

Preceded by

25 - DEM

26 - PNR (PAN) - defunct
Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties

27 - CD (DC)
Succeeded by

28 - BLRP (PRTB)



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