2010 São Toméan legislative election
Legislative elections were held in São Tomé and Príncipe on 1 August 2010. The elections had been planned for 21 February, but were then postponed. President Fradique de Menezes announced on 17 March 2010 that elections would be held on 1 August 2010.
The opposition Independent Democratic Action emerged as the largest party, winning 26 of the 55 seats. Prime Minister Joaquim Rafael Branco's MLSTP-PSD came second with 21 seats. Third was PCD, a member of the ruling coalition, with seven seats. President de Menezes's MDFM-PL won only one seat.
|Independent Democratic Action||29,588||43.13||26||+15|
|Democratic Convergence Party||9,540||13.91||7||New|
|Force for Change Democratic Movement – Liberal Party||4,986||7.27||1||–22|
|Union of Democrats for Citizenship and Development||855||1.25||0||0|
|Christian Democratic Front||291||0.42||0||0|
|National Union for Democracy and Progress||242||0.35||0||New|
|National Democratic Confederation/Fêssu Bassóla||204||0.30||0||New|
|Opposition Democratic Coalition||129||0.19||0||New|
|Source: African Election Database|
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