Regina Bastos

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Regina Bastos
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Member of the European Parliament
In office
In office
Member of the Assembly of the Republic (Portugal)
In office
Personal details
Born (1960-11-04) 4 November 1960 (age 61)
Estarreja, Portugal

Regina Maria Pinto da Fonseca Ramos Bastos (born 4 November 1960) is a Portuguese lawyer and former politician. She was a member of the European parliament from 1999 to 2004 and from 2009 to 2014 as a member of the European People's Party.[1][2]

She was born in Estarreja and holds a bachelor's degree in law. She was a member of the Portuguese Social Democratic Party. She served in the municipal assembly for Estarreja from 1989 to 2001. After serving in the European parliament, she was a member of the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic from 2005 until 2009, when she was again elected to the European parliament.[1][3] In 2011, she was named to the short list for the prize for the Best Member of the European Parliament.[4]

Bastos served as president of the municipal assembly for Estarreja from 2005 to 2009.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Regina Bastos". European Parliament MEPs.
  2. ^ Viola, Donatella M (2015). Routledge Handbook of European Elections. p. 368. ISBN 978-1317503637.
  3. ^ a b "Biografia" (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic.
  4. ^ "Three Portuguese MEPs shortlisted for 2011 awards". Portugal News. November 19, 2011.