Brazilian Democratic Movement
big tent political party in Brazil
The Brazilian Democratic Movement (Portuguese: Movimento Democrático Brasileiro, MDB) is a Brazilian centrist political party. When they were founded, they were the opposition to the Brazilian military government.
|Founded||4 December 1965 (original MDB)|
30 June 1981 (registered as PMDB)
19 December 2017 (altered its name back to MDB)
|Dissolved||20 December 1979 (original MDB)|
|Headquarters||Câmara dos Deputados - Presidência do MDB, Ed. Principal sala T4 - Esplanada dos Ministérios|
|Political position||Centre to centre-right|
Centre to centre-left
Yellow, red and black
|TSE Identification Number||15|
|Chamber of Deputies|
34 / 513
12 / 81
7 / 27
147 / 1,024
1,022 / 5,570
7,825 / 56,810
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