1871 Portuguese legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 9 July 1871.

1871 Portuguese legislative election

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107 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
54 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Duque de Loulé.jpg Retrato do Duque d’Ávila e Bolama - Miguel Ângelo Lupi, 1880.png Fontes Pereira de Melo.png
Leader 1st Duke of Loulé 1st Duke of Ávila Fontes Pereira de Melo
Party Historic Avilists Regenerator
Leader since 1852 1870 1856
Last election 20 seats 16 seats 12 seats
Seats won 31 27 22
Seats after Increase 11 Increase 11 Increase 10

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Sa da Bandeira.jpg José Dias Ferreira.jpg
Leader 1st Marquis of Sá da Bandeira José Dias Ferreira
Party Reformist Constituent
Leader since 1869 1871
Last election 68 seats New
Seats won 14 8
Seats after Decrease 54 New

Portugal Chamber of Deputies 1871.svg

Prime Minister before election

1st Duke of Ávila
Reformist (Avilista faction)

Prime Minister-elect

1st Duke of Ávila
Reformist (Avilista faction)

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats
Historic Party 31
Reformist Party (Avilistas) 27
Regenerator Party 22
Reformist Party 14
Constituent Party 8
Total 242,714 107
Registered voters/turnout 430,289 56.4
Source: ISCSP, Nohlen & Stöver[1]
Parliamentary seats
Historic
28.97%
Avilists
25.23%
Regenerator
20.56%
Reformist
13.08%
Constituents
7.48%
Others/Independent
4.67%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1544 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7