Social Democratic Party (Rwanda)

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Social Democratic Party
President Vincent Biruta
Headquarters Kigali
Ideology Social democracy
Political position Centre-left
Chamber of Deputies
7 / 80
Politics of Rwanda
Political parties

The Social Democratic Party (French: Parti Social Démocrate) is a centre-left Social democratic political party in Rwanda. In the parliamentary election held on 30 September 2003, the party won 12.3% of the popular vote and 7 out of 53 seats. It also received 7 seats in the 2008 elections.

The PSD supported President Paul Kagame in the 2003 presidential election.[1] In the 2010 Rwandan presidential elections the party fielded Jean Damascene Ntawukuriryayo as their candidate. The incumbent Paul Kagame gained 92.9% of the vote and Ntawukuriryayo came second with 4.9%.[2]


  1. ^ "Rwanda votes in election without opposition", AFP, 15 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Kagame sweeps 93% of Rwandan votes". Afronline. Società Editoriale Vita S.p.A. 11 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-13.