1874 Portuguese legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 12 July 1874.

1874 Portuguese legislative election

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107 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
54 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Fontes Pereira de Melo.png Duque de Loulé.jpg
Leader Fontes Pereira de Melo 1st Duke of Loulé
Party Regenerator Historic
Leader since 1856 1852
Last election 22 seats 31 seats
Seats won 78 8
Seats after Increase 56 Decrease 23

  Third party Fourth 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 14 seats 8 seats
Seats won 8 6
Seats after Decrease 6 Decrease 2

Portugal Chamber of Deputies 1874.svg

Prime Minister before election

Fontes Pereira de Melo
Regenerator

Prime Minister-elect

Fontes Pereira de Melo
Regenerator

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats
Regenerator Party and Avilistas 78
Historic Party 8
Reformist Party 8
Constituent Party 6
Colonial seats 7
Total 291,402 107
Registered voters/turnout 452,036 64.5
Source: ISCSP, Nohlen & Stöver[1]
Parliamentary seats
Regenerator
72.90%
Historic
7.48%
Reformist
7.48%
Constituents
5.61%
Others/Independent
6.54%

ReferencesEdit

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