1899 Portuguese legislative election

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1899 Portuguese legislative election

← 1897 26 November 1899 1900 →

138 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
70 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  José Malhoa - Portrait of José Luciano de Castro - Google Art Project.jpg Serpa Pimentel.jpg No image.png
Leader José Luciano de Castro António de Serpa Pimentel Political Directory
Party Progressive Regenerator Republicans
Leader since 1885 1887 1876
Last election 88 seats 23 seats Boycotted
Seats won 91 39 3
Seats after Increase 3 Increase 16 Increase 3

Prime Minister before election

José Luciano de Castro
Progressive

Prime Minister-elect

José Luciano de Castro
Progressive

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 26 November 1899.[1] The result was a victory for the Progressive Party, which won 91 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Progressive Party 91 +3
Regeneration Party 39 +16
Portuguese Republican Party 3 New
Other parties and independents 5 +2
Invalid/blank votes
Total 138 +24
Registered voters/turnout 551,437
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

The results exclude seats from overseas territories.[2]

Parliamentary seats
Progressive
65.94%
Regenerator
28.26%
Republicans
2.17%
Others/Independent
3.62%

References[edit]

  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