1865 Portuguese legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 8 July 1865.

1865 Portuguese legislative election

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177 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
89 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Joaquim António de Aguiar.jpg Duque de Loulé.jpg
Leader Joaquim António de Aguiar 1st Duke of Loulé
Party Progressives Anti-Progressives
Leader since 1865 1865
Last election New New
Seats won 130 47
Seats after New New

Portugal Chamber of Deputies 1865.svg

Prime Minister before election

1st Marquis of Sá da Bandeira

Prime Minister after election

Joaquim António de Aguiar


Party Votes % Seats
Progressive Electoral Commission 130
Anti-Progressive Electoral Commission 47
Total 239,060 177
Registered voters/turnout 331,921 72.0
Source: ISCSP, Nohlen & Stöver[1]


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