António Garcia Pereira

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António Pestana Garcia Pereira is a Portuguese lawyer and politician, former leader of the Maoist PCTP/MRPP. He was a candidate in the 2006 presidential election,[1] where placed sixth and last with 0.44 per cent of the vote.[2] He had already run in the 2001 presidential election, getting 1.69 per cent of the vote.

Election results[edit]

2001 Portuguese presidential election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 14 January 2001 Portuguese presidential election results
Candidates Supporting parties First round
Votes %
Jorge Sampaio Socialist Party 2,401,015 55.55
Ferreira do Amaral Social Democratic Party, People's Party 1,498,948 34.68
António Abreu Portuguese Communist Party, Ecologist Party "The Greens" 223,196 5.16
Fernando Rosas Left Bloc 129,840 3.00
António Garcia Pereira Workers' Communist Party 68,900 1.59
Total valid 4,321,899 100.00
Blank ballots 82,391 1.85
Invalid ballots 45,510 1.02
Total (turnout 49.71%) 4,449,800
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
Vote share 1st Round
Jorge Sampaio
55.55%
Ferreira do Amaral
34.68%
António Simões de Abreu
5.16%
Fernando Rosas
3.00%
António Garcia Pereira
1.59%
Blank/Invalid
2.87%
Abstention
50.29%

2006 Portuguese presidential election[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 22 January 2006 Portuguese presidential election results
Candidates Supporting parties First round
Votes %
Aníbal Cavaco Silva Social Democratic Party, People's Party 2,773,431 50.54
Manuel Alegre Independent 1,138,297 20.74
Mário Soares Socialist Party 785,355 14.31
Jerónimo de Sousa Portuguese Communist Party, Ecologist Party "The Greens" 474,083 8.64
Francisco Louçã Left Bloc 292,198 5.32
António Garcia Pereira Workers' Communist Party 23,983 0.44
Total valid 5,487,347 100.00
Blank ballots 59,636 1.07
Invalid ballots 43,149 0.77
Total (turnout 61.53%) 5,590,132
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
Vote share 1st Round
Aníbal Cavaco Silva
50.54%
Manuel Alegre
20.74%
Mário Soares
14.31%
Jerónimo de Sousa
8.64%
Francisco Louçã
5.32%
António Garcia Pereira
0.44%
Blank/Invalid
1.84%
Abstention
38.47%

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