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%

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]

The most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira are not shown)
e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 19 July 1987 election to the European Parliament
19871989 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (PSD) LDR Pedro Santana Lopes 2,111,828 37.45
10 / 24
1 Increase
Socialist Party (PS) PES Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo 1,267,672 22.48
6 / 24
0 Steady
Democratic and Social Centre (CDS) EPP Francisco Lucas Pires 868,718 15.40
4 / 24
2 Increase
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU) EGP



Ângelo Veloso



648,700



11.50







3 / 24
Communist Party (PCP)
3 / 24
Ecologist Party (PEV)
0 / 24
Democratic Renewal Party (PRD) None José Medeiros Ferreira 250,158 4.44
1 / 24
3 Decrease
People's Monarchist Party (PPM) None 155,990 2.77
0 / 24
0 Steady
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 193,869 3.44
0 / 24
Valid votes 5,496,935 97.45
Blank and invalid votes 142,985 2.54
Totals 5,639,650 100.00
24 / 24
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,787,603 72.42
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

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