PM Ulisses Correia e Silva’s party poised to win Cape Verde election

The ruling party of Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva is poised to win the Cape Verde elections.  

“It’s a great victory, the victory of Cape Verde,” Ulisses Correia e Silva said as jubilant supporters gathered in front of his party’s headquarters in the capital of Praia. 

“We succeeded in convincing Cape Verdeans of the correctness of the government’s conduct in a very difficult time and the correctness of our proposals for the future,” he added. 

His party, the Movement for Democracy (MpD), won 36 of the 72 seats in the National Assembly, according to the results of the national electoral commission, which covered almost 98.2 percent of the polling stations. 

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