Democratic Movement of Mozambique
|Democratic Movement of Mozambique|
|Youth wing||Democratic Movement of Mozambique Youth League|
|International affiliation||Centrist Democrat International|
|Assembly of the Republic||
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The Democratic Movement of Mozambique (Portuguese: Movimento Democrático de Moçambique) is a political party in Mozambique. Founded on March 6, 2009, it is led by Daviz Simango, who is the mayor of Beira. It formed after breaking with RENAMO.
The general election, 2009
In the Mozambican parliamentary election held on 28 October 2009 the Mozambique Democratic Movement was not allowed to contest by the National Election Commission (Comissão Nacional de Eleições) in 9 of the 13 voting constituencies, allegedly on controversial procedural grounds. MDM secured 3.93% of the total vote and 8 seats in the 250 member Assembly of the Republic. Daviz Simango was the MDM candidate in the presidential election held on the same day. He was placed third with 8.59% of the total vote.
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- Bearak, Barry (October 30, 2009). "Mozambique is Reporting Big Victory for President". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-11-02.
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