1919 Portuguese presidential election

Presidential elections were held in Portugal on 6 December 1919. Following Portugal's 1911 constitution, the Congress of the Republic must elect the president in Lisbon instead of the Portuguese people.[1]

1919 Portuguese presidential election

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  António José de Almeida, 1919 Marques-oliveira teixeira-gomes-1
Candidate António José de Almeida Manuel Teixeira Gomes
Party Evolutionist Party Portuguese Republican Party
Popular vote 123 31
Percentage 73.6% 18.5%

President before election

João do Canto e Castro
National Republican Party ("Sidonist Party")

Elected President

António José de Almeida
Evolutionist Party

There were a total of 7 candidates, 6 from the Republican Party (Portugal) and 1 from the Evolutionist Party. António José de Almeida of the Evolutionist Party won against his opponents and he was elected as the new President of Portugal.

António Xavier Correia Barreto
Afonso Costa
Duarte Leite
Sebastião de Magalhães Lima

ResultsEdit

Portuguese Presidential Election of 1919 - Results (6 December)
Candidates Supporting parties Votes %
António José de Almeida Evolutionist Party 123 73.65
Manuel Teixeira Gomes Republican Party 31 18.56
Afonso Augusto da Costa Republican Party 0 0
Duarte Leite Republican Party 0 0
António Xavier Correia Barreto Republican Party 0 0
Sebastião de Magalhães Lima Republican Party 0 0
José Francisco Azevedo e Silva Republican Party 0 0
Total Vote (turnout % with 13 blank votes) 167 100.00
Source:[2]
1st ballot
António José de Almeida
48.06%
Manuel Teixeira Gomes
45.30%
Afonso Augusto da Costa
1.65%
Duarte Leite
0.55%
António Xavier Barreto
0.55%
Sebastião de Magalhães
0.55%
José Francisco Silva
0.55%
Blank/Invalid
2.76%
2nd ballot
António José de Almeida
51.95%
Manuel Teixeira Gomes
46.36%
Blank/Invalid
1.67%
3rd ballot
António José de Almeida
73.65%
Manuel Teixeira Gomes
18.56%
Blank/Invalid
7.78%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1919 Presidential Election". Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. ^ "António José de Almeida". 26 June 2009. Retrieved 29 December 2015.