The 1951 Portuguese presidential election was held on 22 July, five years earlier than scheduled due to the death of President Óscar Carmona on 18 April 1951.
|Turnout||77.2% 0.4 pp|
Francisco Craveiro Lopes won the election unopposed after Manuel Quintão Meireles withdrew, while Rui Luís Gomes was removed from the ballot after being declared a communist by the Salazar dictatorship.
|Francisco Craveiro Lopes||965,236||100|
|Manuel Quintão Meireles||Withdrew|
|Rui Luís Gomes||Rejected|