Brazilian legislative election, 1986

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Parliamentary elections were held in Brazil on 15 November 1986.[1] The Brazilian Democratic Movement Party won 260 of the 487 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 38 of the 49 seats in the Senate. The members of both chambers elected in this election, together with the Senators elected in 1982 came together to form a Constitutional Assembly during 1987 and 1988. The Assembly produced a new constitution, which as promulgated on 5 October 1988.[2]

Results[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Brazilian Democratic Movement Party 22,633,805 47.8 260 +60
Liberal Front Party 8,374,709 17.7 118 New
Democratic Social Party 3,731,735 7.9 33 –198
Workers' Party 3,253,999 6.9 16 +8
Democratic Labour Party 3,075,429 6.5 24 +1
Brazilian Labour Party 2,110,467 4.5 17 +4
Liberal Party 1,335,139 2.8 6 New
Christian Democratic Party 565,021 1.2 5 New
Brazilian Socialist Party 450,948 1.0 1 New
Brazilian Communist Party 427,618 0.9 3 New
Communist Party of Brazil 297,237 0.6 3 New
Social Christian Party 1,055,051 2.2 1 New
Brazilian Municipalist Party 0 New
Humanist Party 0 New
Communitarian Municipalist Party 0 New
Labour Agrarian and Renewaling Socialist Party 0 New
Brazilian People's Party 0 New
Socialist Party 0 New
Renewing Labour Party 0 New
Democratic Nationalist Party 0 New
National Mobilisation Party 0 New
Labour Reforming Party 0 New
New Republic Party 0 New
National Community Party 0 New
National Tancredista Party 0 New
Nationalist Party 0 New
Youth Party 0 New
Independent Democratic Party 0 New
Progressive Renewal Party 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 18,512,433
Total 65,823,591 100 487 +8
Registered voters/turnout 69,309,231 95.0
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Brazilian Democratic Movement Party 38
Liberal Front Party 7
Democratic Social Party 2
Democratic Labour Party 1
Brazilian Municipalist Party 1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 49
Registered voters/turnout
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p174 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p167