Resistance of Guinea-Bissau-Bafatá Movement
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The Resistance of Guinea-Bissau-Bafatá Movement (Portuguese: Resistência da Guiné-Bissau-Movimento Bafatá) is a political party in Guinea-Bissau. It was founded in 1986 as the Bafatá Movement (Movimento Bafatá) after the execution of 6 public figures, amongst them Coronel Paulo Correia and Dr. Viriato Rodrigues Pa.
In Guinea-Bissau's first multiparty elections held in 1994, RGB-MB presidential candidate Domingos Fernandes won 17.44% of the vote (finishing third out of eight candidates). The party won 19 out of 100 seats in the National People's Assembly.
The RGB-MB became the second largest party in the National People's Assembly following elections held on 28 November 1999, capturing 29 out of 102 seats. In presidential elections held on the same day, RGB-MB candidate Salvador Tchongó won 1.87% of the vote.
In the most recent legislative election, held on 28 March 2004, the party won 1.85% of the vote but failed to gain representation in the National People's Assembly. The RGB-MB did not field a candidate in the 2005 presidential election.
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