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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 2015 2011
Partido Social Democrata (PSD)
Social Democratic Party
Liberal conservatism 
 
38,6% 89 38,7% 108
Partido Popular (CDS-PP)
People's Party
Christian democracy
Conservatism
18 11,7% 24
Partido Socialista (PS)
Socialist Party
Social democracy  
 
32,3% 86 28,1% 74
Bloco de Esquerda (BE)
Left Bloc
Socialism
   
10,2% 19 5,2% 8
Coligação Democrática Unitária (CDU)
Unitary Democratic Coalition
Communism    
Eco-socialism
8,3% 17 7,9% 16
Partido Comunista Português (PCP)
Portuguese Communist Party
Communism
Marxism-Leninism 
- (15) - (14)
Partido Ecologista "Os Verdes" (PEV)
Ecologist Party "The Greens"
Eco-socialism
Green politics
- (2) - (2)
Pessoas-Animais-Natureza (PAN)
People-Animals-Nature
Animal welfare    
Environmentalism
1,4% 1 1,0% -
Others 9,2% - 7,4% -
Total - 230 - 230
Turnout 55,9% 58,1%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Ministério da Administração Interna (http://www.eleicoes.mai.gov.pt).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1995-2011 ( For full coverage, 1975-present, click here):

1995 1999 2002 2005 2009 2011
PSD % 34,1 32,3 40,1 28,7 29,1 38,7
  S. 88 81 105 75 81 108
PS % 43,8 44,1 37,9 45,1 36,6 28,1
  S. 112 115 96 121 97 74
CDS-PP % 9,1 8,3 8,8 7,3 10,4 11,7
  S. 15 15 14 12 21 24
CDU % 8,6 9,0 7,0 7,6 7,9 7,9
  S. 15 17 12 14 15 16
BE % - 2,4 2,8 6,4 9,8 5,2
  S. - 2 3 8 16 8
Others % 2,6 4,0 3,4 4,9 6,2 8,4
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 230 230 230 230 230 230
Turnout % 66,3 61,1 62,8 65,0 59,7 58,1

Abbreviations: PSD: Social Democratic Party; PS: Socialist Party; CDS-PP: People's Party; CDU: Unitary Democratic Coalition; BE: Left Bloc. © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck.