March 1870 Portuguese legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 13 March 1870.

March 1870 Portuguese legislative election

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107 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
54 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Duque de Loulé.jpg Sa da Bandeira.jpg Fontes Pereira de Melo.png
Leader 1st Duke of Loulé 1st Marquis of Sá da Bandeira Fontes Pereira de Melo
Party Historic Reformist Regenerator
Leader since 1852 1869 1856
Last election 15 seats 79 seats 5 seats
Seats won 75 15 14
Seats after Increase 60 Decrease 64 Increase 9

Portugal Chamber of Deputies March 1870.svg

Prime Minister before election

1st Duke of Loulé
Historic

Prime Minister after election

1st Duke of Loulé
Historic

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats
Historic Party 75
Reformist Party 15
Regenerator Party 14
Total 227,298 107
Registered voters/turnout 366,886 61.9
Source: ISCSP, Nohlen & Stöver[1]
Parliamentary seats
Historic
70.09%
Reformist
14.02%
Regenerator
13.08%
Others/Independent
2.80%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1543 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7