1925 Portuguese presidential election

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Portuguese presidential election of 1925

← 1923 11 December 1925 1928 →
  Bernardino Machado - Presidente Português Duarte Leite
Candidate Bernardino Machado Duarte Leite
Party Portuguese Republican Party Portuguese Republican Party
Popular vote 148 5
Percentage 92.5% 3.12%

President before election

Manuel Teixeira Gomes
Democratic Party (Portugal)

Elected President

Bernardino Machado
Democratic Party (Portugal)

Presidential elections were held in Portugal on 11 December 1925. Following Portugal's 1911 constitution, the Congress of the Republic must elect the president in Lisbon instead of the Portuguese people.[1]

There were a total of 7 candidates, 1 from the Democratic Party (Portugal), 3 from the Republican Party (Portugal), 2 from the Liberal Regenerator Party and 1 candidate from the Independent party . Of these candidates, only the 1 Democratic Party (Portugal) member, 1 Republican Party (Portugal) member and 1 Liberal Regenerator Party member were left in which Bernardino Machado won in a landslide victory against his opponents and he was granted a second term as the President of Portugal.

Francisco Gomes Teixeira (Liberal)
António Maria de Bettencourt Rodrigues (Liberal)
Afonso Costa (Republican)
José Jacintho Nunes (Republican)

Results[edit]

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Portuguese Presidential Election of 1925 - Results (11 December)
Candidates Supporting parties Votes %
Bernardino Machado Democratic Party 148 92.50
Duarte Leite Republican Party 5 3.12
Francisco Gomes Teixeira Liberal Regenerator Party 0 0
António Maria de Bettencourt Rodrigues Liberal Regenerator Party 1 0.62
Carlos Belo de Morais Independent Party 0 0
Afonso Costa Republican Party 0 0
José Jacinto Nunes Republican Party 0 0
Total Vote (turnout % with 5 blank votes)
160 100.00
Source:[2]
1st ballot
Bernardino Machado
72.94%
Duarte Leite
19.41%
Francisco Gomes Teixeira
2.94%
António Rodrigues
0.58%
Carlos Belo de Morais
0.58%
Afonso Costa
0.58%
José Jacinto Nunes
0.58%
Blank/Invalid
2.94%
2nd ballot
Bernardino Machado
92.50%
Duarte Leite
3.12%
António Rodrigues
0.62%
Blank/Invalid
3.12%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Presidential Election". Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Bernardino Machado". 2 October 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2015.