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30 June 1998 Local Elections in Mozambique
 
Municipalities by Province
Cabo Delgado Province: Mošimboa da Praia, Montepuez, Pemba
Gaza Province: Chibuto, ChˇkwŔ, Manjacaze, Xai-Xai
Inhambane Province: Inhambane, Maxixe, Vilankulo
Manica Province: Catandica, Chimoio, Manica
Maputo Province: Manhiša, Matola
Nampula Province: Angoche, Ihla de Mošambique [Mozambique Island], Monapo, Nacala Porto, Nampula
Niassa Province: Cuamba, Lichinga, Metangula
Sofala Province: Beira, Dondo, Marromeu
Tete Province: Moatize, Tete
ZambÚzia Province: G˙ruŔ, Milange, Mocuba, Quelimane
 
Political Parties/Organizations
Frelimo - Mozambique Liberation Front, GRM - Reflection and Change Group, JPC - Together for the City, NATURMA - Group of Manhiša Natives and Residents, OCINA - Organization of Independent Candidates of Nacala Porto, PT - Labor Party, RUMO - United Mozambican Resistance, UD - Democratic Union
Note: The main opposition political party, Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO), boycotted the election.

Election Results
 
 
Cabo Delgado Province
 
 
Gaza Province
Inhambane Province
 
Voter Turnout: 18.9%

Mayor

Municipal Assembly

Candidate (Party)

% of Votes

Party

% of Votes

# of Seats (17)

Victorino Macuvel (Frelimo)

62.91%

Frelimo

100.00%

17

Felizardo Vaz (GBT)

33.71%

 

Amano Marrengula (UD)

3.38%

 
Manica Province
Voter Turnout: 13.1%

Mayor

Municipal Assembly

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

% of Votes

# of Seats (59)

Artur Canana (Frelimo)

41,595

65.01%

Frelimo

70.30%

42

Philipe Gagnaux (JPC)

18,441

28.82%

JPC

25.58%

15

Jermias Chicava (RUMO)

1,774

2.77%

PT

2.23%

01

Alice Mabota (METRACIM)

1,568

2.45%

RUMO

1.88%

01

Neves Serrano (Ind.)

605

0.95%

 
 
 
Maputo Province
 
Voter Turnout: N/A

Mayor

Municipal Assembly

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

% of Votes

# of Seats (13)

Laura Tamele (Frelimo)

1,887

58.71%

Frelimo

60.59%

08

Eusebio Manhica (NATURMA)

1,327

41.29%

NATURMA

39.41%

05

 
Nampula Province
Nacala Porto
Voter Turnout: N/A

Mayor

Municipal Assembly

Candidate (Party)

% of Votes

Party

% of Votes

# of Seats (39)

Jose Geraldo de Brito (Frelimo)

75.44%

Frelimo

71.15%

28

JoŃo Mussa (OCINA)

24.56%

OCINA

28.85%

11

 
Voter Turnout: 8.1%

Mayor

Municipal Assembly

Candidate (Party)

% of Votes

Party

% of Votes

# of Seats (41)

Dionisio Chirewa (Frelimo)

82.14%

Frelimo

100.00%

41

Eugenio Fatima (DEONA)

17.76%

 
 
 
Niassa Province
Sofala Province
 
Voter Turnout: 10.3%

Mayor

Municipal Assembly

Candidate (Party)

% of Votes

Party

% of Votes

# of Seats (44)

Chivavice Muchangage (Frelimo)

58.51%

Frelimo

60.15%

27

Francisco Masquil (GRM)

41.49%

GRM

39.85%

17

 
Marromeu
Tete Province
ZambÚzia Province