Brazilian Republican Party

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Brazilian Republican Party
Partido Republicano Brasileiro
Leader Vitor Paulo dos Santos
Founded September 25, 2005
Headquarters SDS-Setor de Diversão Sul-Ed. Miguel Badia, 30-Bloco L-3º Andar, Sala 320-Brasília/DF, Brazil
National affiliation For Brazil to keep on changing
Colours Green & Yellow
Seats in the Chamber of Deputies
21 / 513
Seats in the Senate
1 / 81
Website
http://www.prb.org.br/

The Brazilian Republican Party (Portuguese: Partido Republicano Brasileiro) is a Brazilian political party. Its electoral number is 10 and it became a registered political party on August 25, 2005. Its founders included Bishop Marcelo Crivella, who had been elected in 2002 as a senator representing the Liberal Party, from the state of Río de Janeiro.

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The current party leader is Vitor Paulo dos Santos. Some commentators say that the Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus (Universal Church of God's Kingdom), an evangelical church with more than 8 million members in Brazil, and millions more in other countries, has used the party as a base for its bishops to run for political office. The party's most important members are Bishop Marcelo Crivella, Rio de Janeiro senator and nephew of Universal's founder Bishop Edir Macedo, journalist Celso Russomanno[1] and former Vice-President José Alencar.

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Preceded by
none
Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties
10 - BRP (PRB)
Succeeded by
11 - PP