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President: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (PSD) · Prime Minister: António Costa (PS) · Governing party: PS
Legislative elections: Assembly of the Republic, 4-year term, 230 seats, party-list PR:

Party 2019 2015
Partido Socialista (PS)
Socialist Party
Social democracy  
 
36,3% 108 32,3% 86
Partido Social Democrata (PSD)
Social Democratic Party
[2015: PSD/CDS-PP]
Liberal conservatism 
 
27,8% 79 38,6% 107
Bloco de Esquerda (BE)
Left Bloc
Socialism
   
9,5% 19 10,2% 19
Coligação Democrática Unitária (CDU)
Unitary Democratic Coalition
Communism    
Eco-socialism
6,3% 12 8,3% 17
Partido Comunista Português (PCP)
Portuguese Communist Party
Communism
Marxism-Leninism 
- (10) - (15)
Partido Ecologista "Os Verdes" (PEV)
Ecologist Party "The Greens"
Eco-socialism
Green politics
- (2) - (2)
Partido Popular (CDS-PP)
People's Party
Christian democracy
Conservatism
4,2% 5 (PSD) (18)
Pessoas-Animais-Natureza (PAN)
People-Animals-Nature
Animal welfare    
Environmentalism
3,3% 4 1,4% 1
Chega (CH)
Enough
Right-wing populism    
Economic liberalism
1,3% 1 - -
Iniciativa Liberal (IL)
Liberal Initiative
Liberalism    
 
1,3% 1 - -
Livre (L)
Free
Green politics
Democratic socialism
1,1% 1 0,7% -
Others 8,9% - 8,5% -
Total - 230 - 230
Turnout 48,6% 55,9%

 © 2019 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Ministério da Administração Interna (http://www.eleicoes.mai.gov.pt).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1999-2015 ( For full coverage, 1975-present, click here):

1999 2002 2005 2009 2011 2015
PaF % - - - - - 38,6
  S. - - - - - 107
PS % 44,1 37,9 45,1 36,6 28,1 32,3
  S. 115 96 121 97 74 86
BE % 2,4 2,8 6,4 9,8 5,2 10,2
  S. 2 3 8 16 8 19
CDU % 9,0 7,0 7,6 7,9 7,9 8,3
  S. 17 12 14 15 16 17
PAN % - - - - 1,0 1,4
  S. - - - - - 1
PSD % 32,3 40,1 28,7 29,1 38,7 PaF
  S. 81 105 75 81 108 (89)
CDS-PP % 8,3 8,8 7,3 10,4 11,7 PaF
  S. 15 14 12 21 24 (18)
Others % 4,0 3,4 4,9 6,2 7,4 9,2
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 230 230 230 230 230 230
Turnout % 61,1 62,8 65,0 59,7 58,1 55,9

Abbreviations: PaF: Portugal Ahead - PSD, CDS-PP; PS: Socialist Party; BE: Left Bloc; CDU: Unitary Democratic Coalition; PAN: People-Animals-Nature; PSD: Social Democratic Party; CDS-PP: People's Party. © 2019 Wolfram Nordsieck.