The political party MpD (Movement For Democracy), is dominating mayoral elections taking place nationally at each of the municipalities in Cabo Verde.  According to the official website for municipal elections (, MpD has accounted for 86.4% of votes, winning in 19 of the 22 municipals.  The results are expected to hold.  PAICV (African Party of independence of Cape Verde), the largest opposition to MpD, won only in the municipalities of Santa Cruz on the island of Santiago, and Mosteiros, on the island of Fogo. Four years ago, the party had won eight municipalities.

Election results below: – Provisional results last updated: 06-09-2016 08:45:16