1884 Portuguese legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 29 June 1884.[1] The result was a victory for the Regeneration Party, which won 110 seats.[2]

1884 Portuguese legislative election

← 1881 29 June 1884 1887 →

151 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
76 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Fontes Pereira de Melo.png Anselmo José Braamcamp, 1887 (London, Maclure & Co.).png
Leader Fontes Pereira de Melo Anselmo José Braamcamp
Party Regenerator Progressive
Leader since 1856 1876
Last election 122 seats 6 seats
Seats won 110 31
Seats after Decrease 12 Increase 25

  Third party Fourth party
  José Dias Ferreira.jpg No image.png
Leader José Dias Ferreira Political Directory
Party Constituent Republican
Leader since 1871 1876
Last election 8 seats 1 seat
Seats won 8 2
Seats after Steady Increase 1

Portugal Chamber of Deputies 1884.svg

Prime Minister before election

Fontes Pereira de Melo
Regenerator

Prime Minister after election

Fontes Pereira de Melo
Regenerator

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Regeneration Party 110 –12
Progressive Party 31 +25
Constituent Party 8 0
Portuguese Republican Party 2 +1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 151 +14
Registered voters/turnout
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

The results exclude the six seats won at national level and those from overseas territories.[2]

Parliamentary seats
Regenerator
72.85%
Progressive
20.53%
Constituents
5.30%
Republicans
1.32%

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