Brazilian legislative election, 1954

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Parliamentary elections were held in Brazil on 3 October 1954.[1] The Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. Voter turnout was 65.5%.[2]

Results[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 2,136,220 23.1 114 +2
Brazilian Labour Party 1,447,784 15.7 56 +5
National Democratic Union 1,318,101 14.3 74 –7
Social Progressive Party 863,401 9.3 32 +12
PSD-PTB 411,521 4.5
PSD-PRP-PL 257,247 2.8
UDN-PTB-PR 251,891 2.7
Republican Party 246,487 2.7 19 +8
PSD-PDC-PSP-PL-PRP 221,259 2.4
UDN-PR-PL 218,503 2.4
PTB-PST 207,757 2.2
National Labour Party 190,839 2.1 6 +1
PR-PDC 151,003 1.6
Brazilian Socialist Party 136,329 1.5 3 +2
PSD-PL 123,839 1.3
Christian Democratic Party 117,345 1.3 2 0
Liberator Party 114,665 1.2 8 +3
UDN-PSP 97,604 1.1
PSD-UDN 85,937 0.9
PTB-PR 81,756 0.9
PRP-PSP 78,129 0.8
Party of Popular Representation 70,346 0.8 3 +1
PSP-UDN-PL 67,515 0.7
Labour Republican Party 65,325 0.7 1 0
PSD-PTB-PDC-PSB-PS-PR 53,123 0.6
UDN-PST-PSP 50,099 0.5
PSD-PSB-PR 48,968 0.5
PSP-PST 44,720 0.5
Social Labour Party 32,440 0.4 2 –7
Others 45,630 0.5 6 +6
Invalid/blank votes 654,692
Total 9,890,475 100 326 +22
Registered voters/turnout 15,104,604 65.5
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Social Democratic Party 2,102,000 13.3 16
Social Progressive Party 1,843,230 11.7 2
National Democratic Union 1,758,872 11.2 10
Brazilian Labour Party 1,333,345 8.5 10
National Labour Party 551,549 3.5 1
Republican Party 134,110 0.9 1
Christian Democratic Party 107,050 0.7 0
Brazilian Socialist Party 70,015 0.4 0
Party of Popular Representation 60,814 0.4 0
Liberator Party 44,342 0.3 2
Social Labour Party 475 0.0 0
Others 7,759,564 49.2 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,809,054
Total 9,890,475 100 42
Registered voters/turnout 15,057,722
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p173 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p174