European Parliament election, 1987 (Portugal)

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Portugal European Parliament election, 1987
Portugal
19 July 1987 1989 →

24 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 72.4%
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader Pedro Santana Lopes Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo Francisco Lucas Pires
Party PSD PS CDS
Alliance ALDE PES EPP
Seats won 10 6 4
Popular vote 2,111,828 1,267,672 868,718
Percentage 37.5% 22.5% 15.4%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Ângelo Veloso José Medeiros Ferreira
Party CDU PRD
Alliance COM EDA
Seats won 3 1
Popular vote 648,700 250,158
Percentage 11.5% 4.4%

Partido Mais Votado.png
The most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira not shown)

The European Parliament election of 1987 in Portugal took place on 19 July 1987.[1] It was the election of all 24[1] MEPs representing the Portugal constituency for the remainder of the 1984-1989 term of the European Parliament. Portugal had acceded to the European Community on 1 January 1986 and had been represented in the European Parliament by 24 appointed delegates until elections could be held. These elections took place on the same day of the legislative elections of 1987.

Parties and candidates[edit]

The major parties that partook in the election, and their EP list leaders, were:[2]

National summary of votes and seats[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 19 July 1987 election to the European Parliament
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National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (PSD) LDR Pedro Santana Lopes 2,111,828 37.45 10
Socialist Party (PS) PES Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo 1,267,672 22.48 6
Democratic and Social Centre (CDS) EPP Francisco Lucas Pires 868,718 15.40 4
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
COM Ângelo Veloso 648,700 11.50 3
3
0


Democratic Renewal Party (PRD) EDA[3] José Medeiros Ferreira 250,158 4.44 1
People's Monarchist Party (PPM) None 155,990 2.77 0
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 193,869 3.44 0
Valid votes 5,496,935 97.45
Blank and invalid votes 142,985 2.54
Totals 5,639,650 100.00 24
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,787,603 72.42
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
Vote share
PSD
  
37.45%
PS
  
22.48%
CDS
  
15.40%
CDU
  
11.50%
PRD
  
4.44%
PPM
  
2.77%
UDP
  
0.92%
PDC
  
0.72%
PSR
  
0.51%
Others
  
1.29%
Blank/Invalides
  
2.53%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Results of the 19 July 1987 election of the 24 delegates from Portugal to the European Parliament" (in Portuguese). Portuguese Electoral Commission. Retrieved 30 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Comissão Nacional de Eleições - Deputados
  3. ^ Boissieu, Laurent de. "Élections européennes Portugal". Europe Politique (in French). Retrieved 9 April 2014. 

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