European Parliament election, 1989 (Portugal)

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Portugal European Parliament election, 1989
Portugal
← 1987 18 June 1989 1994 →

24 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 51.1%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader António Capucho João Cravinho Carlos Carvalhas
Party PSD PS CDU
Alliance ALDE PES COM
Last election 10 seats 6 seats 3 seats
Seats won 9 8 4
Seat change Decrease1 Increase2 Increase1
Popular vote 1,358,958 1,184,380 597,759
Percentage 32.8% 28.5% 14.4%
Swing Decrease4.7% Increase6.3% Increase2.9%

  Fourth party
 
Leader Francisco Lucas Pires
Party CDS
Alliance EPP
Last election 4 seats
Seats won 3
Seat change Decrease1
Popular vote 587,497
Percentage 14.2%
Swing Decrease1.3%

Pt euelection 1989.PNG
The most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira not shown)

The European Parliament election of 1989 in Portugal was the election of MEP representing Portugal constituency for the 1989-1994 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 1989 European election. In Portugal the election was held on 18 June.

Parties and candidates[edit]

The major parties that partook in the election, and their EP list leaders, were:[1]

National summary of votes and seats[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 18 June 1989 election to the European Parliament
← 198719891994 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (PSD) LDR António Capucho 1,358,958 32.75 4.70 Decrease 9 1 Decrease
Socialist Party (PS)* PES João Cravinho 1,184,380 28.54 6.26 Increase 8 2 Increase
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
LU Carlos Carvalhas 597,759 14.40 2.90 Increase 4
3
1

0 Steady
1 Increase
Democratic and Social Centre (CDS) EPP Lucas Pires 587,497 14.16 1.34 Decrease 3 1 Decrease
People's Monarchist Party (PPM) None 84,272 2.03 0.74 Decrease 0 0 Steady
Democratic Movement (MDP) None 56,900 1.37 0.88 Increase 0 0 Steady
People's Democratic Union (UDP) None 45,017 1.08 0.14 Increase 0 0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% and no seats) 107,217 2.58 0 1 Decrease
Valid votes 4,022,000 96.92
Blank and invalid votes 127,756 3.08
Totals 4,149,756 100.00 24 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 8,121,564 51.10 21.32 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
* = The Socialist Party list included 1 MP elected by the Democratic Renewal Party.
Vote share
PSD
  
32.75%
PS
  
28.54%
CDU
  
14.41%
CDS
  
14.16%
PPM
  
2.03%
MDP
  
1.37%
UDP
  
1.09%
PSR
  
0.77%
PDC
  
0.72%
PCTP/MRPP
  
0.64%
Others
  
0.46%
Blank/Invalides
  
3.08%

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