Democratic Movement of Mozambique
|Youth wing||Democratic Movement of Mozambique Youth League|
|International affiliation||Centrist Democrat International|
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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 main opposition party.
The general election, 2009
In the 28 October 2009 parliamentary election, the Mozambique Democratic Movement was not allowed to contest by the National Election Commission (Comissão Nacional de Eleições) in nine of the 13 voting constituencies on controversial procedural grounds. MDM secured 3.93% of the total vote and eight 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 placed third with 8.59% of the total vote.
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- Mozambique elections a test for struggling opposition AFP, 28 April 2009
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- "Mozambique News agency AIM Reports - Election Special". Retrieved 2009-11-14.
- Bearak, Barry (October 30, 2009). "Mozambique is Reporting Big Victory for President". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-11-02.
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