Brazilian presidential election, 1891

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Brazilian presidential election,
February, 1891 → 1894

  Deodoro da Fonseca (1889).jpg Prudentedemorais.jpg Floriano Peixoto (1891).jpg
Nominee Deodoro da Fonseca Prudente de Morais Floriano Peixoto
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Electoral vote 129 97 3
Percentage 55.6% 41.8% 1.3%

President before election

Deodoro da Fonseca (Provisional)

Elected President

Deodoro da Fonseca

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The Brazilian presidential election of February 1891 was the first presidential election held in Brazil. The president was elected by the Congress and resulted in the election as President of Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca, who had been the Head of the Provisional Government since November 15, 1889, when the monarchy was overthrown.


Candidates Votes  %
Deodoro da Fonseca 129 55.61%
Prudente de Morais 97 41.81%
Floriano Peixoto 3 1.29%
Saldanha Marinho 2 0.86%
José Higino Duarte Pereira 1 0.43%
Total 232 100%

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