Social Democratic Party (Gabon)
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The PSD was established in 1991. Maganga Moussavou was nominated as its candidate for the 1993 presidential elections, finishing fourth in a field of thirteen candidates with 3.6% of the vote. He ran again in the 1998 presidential elections, this time finishing fifth out of the eight candidates with 1% of the vote.
The party won a single seat in the National Assembly in the 2001 parliamentary elections, and subsequently joined the Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG)-led government. It did not put forward a candidate for the 2005 presidential elections, but won two seat in the 2006 parliamentary elections, in which it was part of the pro-PDG bloc.
Maganga Moussavou was nominated as the PSD candidate for the 2009 presidential elections, finishing sixth in a field of eighteen candidates with 0.8% of the vote. The party was reduced to one seat in the 2011 parliamentary elections.
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- Tom Lansford (2015) Political Handbook of the World 2015, CQ Press
- Elections in Gabon African Elections Database
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