The Christian Democracy (Brazilian Portuguese: Democracia Cristã, DC) is a Christian democratic political party in Brazil. It was founded on March 30, 1995 as the Christian Social Democratic Party (Brazilian Portuguese: 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. It uses the TSE Identification Number 27.
|President||José Maria Eymael|
|Founded||March 30, 1995|
|Headquarters||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Political position||Centre-right to right-wing|
|Regional affiliation||Christian Democrat Organization of America (observer)|
|Colours||Blue, Yellow, White|
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.
|Election||Candidate||Running mate||Colligation||First round||Second round||Result|
|1998||José Maria Eymael (PSDC)||Josmar Oliveira Alderete (PSDC)||None||171,831||0.25% (#9)||-||-||Lost N|
|2006||José Maria Eymael (PSDC)||José Paulo da Silva Neto (PSDC)||None||63,294||0.07% (#6)||-||-||Lost N|
|2010||José Maria Eymael (PSDC)||José Paulo da Silva Neto (PSDC)||None||89,350||0.09% (#5)||-||-||Lost N|
|2014||José Maria Eymael (PSDC)||Roberto Lopes (PSDC)||None||61,250||0.06% (#9)||-||-||Lost N|
|2018||José Maria Eymael (DC)||Hélvio Costa (DC)||None||41,710||0.04% (#12)||-||-||Lost N|
|Source: Election Resources: Federal Elections in Brazil – Results Lookup|
- http://inter04.tse.jus.br/ords/dwtse/f?p=2001:104:::NO[permanent dead link]:::
- "Sobre Nós" (in Portuguese). psdc.org.br. Archived from the original on April 10, 2017. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
- "PSDC vai ao TSE para se tornar o "Democracia Cristã"".