Christian Democracy (Brazil)

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]

Christian Democracy

Democracia Cristã
PresidentJosé Maria Eymael
FoundedMarch 30, 1995
HeadquartersSão Paulo, Brazil
Membership186,223[1]
IdeologyChristian democracy
Political positionCentre-right
ColoursBlue, Yellow, White
Website
www.democraciacrista.org.br

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]

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

Preceded by
25 - DEM
26 - PNR (PAN) - defunct
Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties
27 - CD (DC)
Succeeded by
28 - BLRP (PRTB)