Cameroon People's Democratic Movement
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The Cameroon People's Democratic Movement (French: Rassemblement démocratique du Peuple Camerounais, RDPC) is the ruling political party in Cameroon. It was previously known as the Cameroon National Union, and has dominated Cameroon politics since independence in 1960.
In the 1997 presidential elections, its candidate, Paul Biya got 92.6% of the vote and gained 149 of the 180 seats in the National Assembly of Cameroon. At the last legislative elections, 30 June and 15 September 2002, the party won 149 out of 180 seats. At the presidential elections, 11 October 2004, its candidate, Paul Biya, won 70.9 % of the vote.