1881 Portuguese legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 21 August 1881.[1] The result was a landslide victory for the Regeneration Party, which won 122 seats.[2]

1881 Portuguese legislative election

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137 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
69 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Fontes Pereira de Melo.png José Dias Ferreira.jpg
Leader Fontes Pereira de Melo José Dias Ferreira
Party Regenerator Constituent
Leader since 1856 1871
Last election 21 seats 6 seats
Seats won 122 8
Seats after Increase 101 Increase 2

  Third party Fourth party
  Anselmo José Braamcamp, 1887 (London, Maclure & Co.).png No image.png
Leader Anselmo José Braamcamp Political Directory
Party Progressive Republicans
Leader since 1876 1876
Last election 106 seats 1 seat
Seats won 6 1
Seats after Decrease 100 Steady

Portugal Chamber of Deputies 1881.svg

Prime Minister before election

António Rodrigues Sampaio
Regenerator

Prime Minister after election

António Rodrigues Sampaio
Regenerator

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Regeneration Party 122 +101
Constituent Party 8 +2
Progressive Party 6 -100
Portuguese Republican Party 1 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 491,766 100 137 0
Registered voters/turnout 841,511 58.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

The results exclude seats from overseas territories.[2]

Parliamentary seats
Regenerator
89.05%
Constituents
5.84%
Progressive
4.38%
Republicans
0.73%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1541 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p1556