Party of Salvation

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The Party of Salvation (French: Parti du Salut, PS) was a political party in Benin.


The PS was established in 1994.[1] It contested the 1995 parliamentary elections in an alliance with the National Rally for Justice and Peace. However, the two parties failed to win a seat.

The party ran alone in the 1999 elections, receiving 2.3% of the vote and winning one seat. Beikon Nestor Ezin became the party's sole MP.[2]

Prior to the 2003 elections the party joined the Presidential Movement, an alliance of supporters of Mathieu Kérékou, who had won the 2001 presidential elections. It ran on a combined list with the Movement for Development by Culture, Salute Party and the Congress of People for Progress, which won two seats.


  1. ^ Africa South of the Sahara 2003, Psychology Press, p75
  2. ^ Proclamation of the definitive results of the legislative elections of 30 March 1999 Constitutional Court