1915 Portuguese legislative election

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Portuguese legislative election, 1915 (Chamber)
Portugal
← 1913 13 June 1915 1918 →
Turnout59.9% (Increase22.8)
Party Leader % Seats ±
Democratic Afonso Costa 106 +38
Evolutionist António José de Almeida 26 -15
Republican Union Manuel de Brito Camacho 15 -21
Socialist 2 0
Catholic Centre Central commission[n 1] 1 New
Others and independents 13 +7
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
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José de Castro
Democratic Party
Afonso Costa
Democratic Party
Portuguese legislative election, 1915 (Senate)

Party Leader % Seats ±
Democratic Afonso Costa 45 +21
Evolutionist António José de Almeida 9 -7
Republican Union Manuel de Brito Camacho 11 -7
Socialist 0 -2
Catholic Centre 1 New
Others and independents 3 -3
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
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Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 13 June 1915.[1] The result was a victory for the Democratic Party, which won 106 of the 163 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 45 of the 69 seats in the Senate.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Chamber of Deputies Senate
Votes % Seats +/– Seats +/–
Democratic Party 106 +38 45 +21
Evolutionist Party 26 –15 9 –7
Republican Union 15 –21 11 –7
Portuguese Socialist Party 2 0 0 –2
Catholic Centre Party 1 New 1 New
Other parties and independents 13 +7 3 –3
Invalid/blank votes
Total 282,387 100 163 69
Registered voters/turnout 471,557 59.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The central commission was constituted by Alberto Pinheiro Torres, José Fernando de Sousa and Diogo Pacheco de Amorim.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1541 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, pp1557-1558