1887 Portuguese legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 6 March 1887.[1] The result was a landslide victory for the Progressive Party, which won 113 seats.[2]

1887 Portuguese legislative election

← 1884 6 March 1887 1889 →

152 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
77 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  José Malhoa - Portrait of José Luciano de Castro - Google Art Project.jpg Fontes Pereira de Melo.png No image.png
Leader José Luciano de Castro Fontes Pereira de Melo Political Directory
Party Progressive Regenerator Republicans
Leader since 1885 1856 1876
Last election 31 seats 110 seats 2 seats
Seats won 113 36 2
Seats after Increase 82 Decrease 74 Steady

Portugal Chamber of Deputies 1887.svg

Prime Minister before election

José Luciano de Castro
Progressive

Prime Minister after election

José Luciano de Castro
Progressive

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Progressive Party 113 +82
Regeneration Party 36 –74
Portuguese Republican Party 2 0
Other parties and independents 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 152 +1
Registered voters/turnout
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

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

Parliamentary seats
Progressive
74.34%
Regenerator
23.68%
Republicans
1.32%
Others/Independent
0.66%

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