Congress for Democratic Change

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Congress for Democratic Change
Abbreviation CDC
Chairperson Nathaniel McGill
Ideology Big tent[1]
Social conservatism
Economic liberalism
Colours Blue
Seats in the Senate
3 / 30
Seats in the House
21 / 73

Congress for Democratic Change (abbreviated CDC) is a Liberian political party formed by supporters of George Weah's 2005 presidential campaign.


In the 11 October 2005 elections, Weah placed first in the presidential poll, winning 28.3% of the vote. He was defeated by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of the Unity Party in the 8 November run-off election, winning 40.6% of the vote compared to Johnson-Sirleaf's 59.4%. In the 2017 presidential election, the party was the largest component of the Coalition for Democratic Change, and won the presidency under Weah.

The party won 3 seats in the Senate and 15 in the House of Representatives.


  1. ^ Article on Le Monde

External links

  • CDC official website

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