September 1870 Portuguese legislative election

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September 1870 Portuguese legislative election

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107 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
54 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Sa da Bandeira.jpg Duque de Loulé.jpg
Leader 1st Marquis of Sá da Bandeira 1st Duke of Loulé
Party Reformist Historic
Leader since 1869 1852
Last election 15 seats 75 seats
Seats won 68 20
Seats after Increase 53 Decrease 55

  Third party Fourth party
  Retrato do Duque d’Ávila e Bolama - Miguel Ângelo Lupi, 1880.png Fontes Pereira de Melo.png
Leader 1st Duke of Ávila Fontes Pereira de Melo
Party Avilists Regenerator
Leader since 1870 1856
Last election New 14 seats
Seats won 16 12
Seats after New Decrease 2

Prime Minister before election

1st Marquis of Sá da Bandeira
Reformist

Prime Minister-elect

1st Marquis of Sá da Bandeira
Reformist

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 18 September 1870.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Reformist Party 68
Historic Party 20
Avilistas 16
Regenerator Party 12
Total 230,789 107
Registered voters/turnout 422,642 54.6
Source: ISCSP, Nohlen & Stöver[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1543 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7