Merit and Society Movement


Merit and Society Movement

Merit and Society Movement (Portuguese: Movimento Mérito e Sociedade, pronounced: [muviˈmẽtu ˈmɛɾitu i susieˈdadɨ]; abbreviated to MMS), since 2011 Liberal Democrat Party (Portuguese: Partido Liberal-Democrata, pronounced: [pɛr'tɨduh liberal-demucratɛ]; abbreviated to PLD) is a minor centre political party in Portugal. It has no representatives in the Assembly of the Republic, the Portuguese legislature.

It was founded in September 2007, in Lisbon by college professor Eduardo Correia. On April 29, 2008 8,400 signatures were presented to the Portuguese Constitutional Court to start the legal procedures for the formation of the party. It was recognized the same month.

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