Portuguese legislative election, August 1906

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Portuguese legislative election, August 1906

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148 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
75 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  O conselheiro João Franco, último presidente do Conselho de Dom Carlos.png José Malhoa - Portrait of José Luciano de Castro - Google Art Project.jpg
Leader João Franco José Luciano de Castro
Party Liberal Regenerator Progressive
Leader since 1901 1885
Last election 7 seats 19 seats
Seats won 65 45
Seats after Increase 58 Increase 26

  Third party Fourth party
  Retrato do conselheiro Hintze Ribeiro.png José Maria Alpoim.jpg
Leader Ernesto Hintze Ribeiro José Maria de Alpoim
Party Regenerator Progressive Dissidence
Leader since 1900 1905
Last election 104 seats 9 seats
Seats won 24 4
Seats after Decrease 80 Decrease 5

Prime Minister before election

João Franco
Liberal Regenerator

Prime Minister-elect

João Franco
Liberal Regenerator

Parliamentary elections were held in Portugal on 19 August 1906, the second that year and the fourth in three years.[1] For the first time in several decades no party won an overall majority, with the Liberal Regenerator Party emerging as the largest party with 65 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Regenerator Party 65 +58
Regeneration Party 24 –80
Progressive Party 45 +26
Progressive Dissidence 4 –5
Portuguese Republican Party 4 +3
Other parties and independents 6 –2
Invalid/blank votes
Total 489,778 100 148 0
Registered voters/turnout 677,693 72.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

The results exclude seats from overseas territories.[2]

Parliamentary seats
Liberal Regenerator
43.92%
Progressive
30.41%
Regenerator
16.22%
Progressive Dissi.
2.70%
Republicans
2.70%
Others/Independent
4.05%

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, p1557