Portuguese legislative election, 1922

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General elections were held in Portugal on 29 January 1922.[1] The Democratic Party emerged as the largest in Parliament, winning 74 of the 163 seats in the House of Representatives and 37 of the 70 seats in the Senate.[2]

Results[edit]

Party House of Representatives Senate
Votes % Seats +/– Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Party 74 +20 37 +15
Republican Liberal Party 34 –45 11 –21
Reconstitution Party 17 +5 10 +3
Monarchist Cause 13 +9 4 +4
Catholic Centre Party 5 +2 1 –2
Regionalist Party 2 0
Portuguese Socialist Party 0 0 0 0
Other parties and independents 18 +9 7 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 380,000 100 163 0 70 –1
Registered voters/turnout 550,000 69.1 550,000
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1542 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, pp1557-1558

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