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European elections, 23 - 26 May 2019, country sheet: Portugal

· Official EE19 website

https://www.europeias2019.mai.gov.pt/

· Other elections/referenda held the same day

none

· Number of MEPs before/after Brexit

21/21

· Current government

PS (S&D) since November 2015


ELECTORAL RULES


· Obligatory vote

no

· Number of constituencies

1

· Preferential vote

no

· Postal vote

no

· Advanced vote

yes

· Threshold to get elected

none

· Day of EE19

Sunday, 26 May

· Opening time of polling stations

9.00 CET

· Closing time of polling stations

21.00 CET

· Exit polls

21.00 CET

· Official announcement of first results

After 23.00 CET

· Provisional final results expected

Monday


VOTERS


· Total

10 761 156

· Minimum age

18

· Average age

N/A


CANDIDATES


· Lists (total)

17

· Candidates (total)

483 (357 full candidates + 126 substitutes)

· Female candidates %

44,5 % (overall)

· Legal minimum age

18

· Lead candidates per list or party (affiliation)
(In bold those represented in outgoing EP)

PS (S&D) – Pedro Marques

PSD (EPP) – Paulo Rangel

CDS-PP (EPP) – Nuno Melo

CDU (GUE/NGL) – João Ferreira

BE (GUE/NGL) – Marisa Matias

PDR (ALDE) - António Marinho e Pinto


· MEPs re-running
(in bold lead candidate of list)

Pedro Silva Pereira (PS)

Carlos Zorrinho (PS)

Paulo Rangel (PSD)

José Manuel Fernandes (PSD)

Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar (PSD)

Carlos Coelho (PSD)

Nuno Melo (CDS-PP)

João Ferreira (CDU)

João Pimenta Lopes (CDU)

Marisa Matias (BE)

António Marinho e Pinto (PDR)

José Inácio Faria (Nós, Cidadãos)

RESULTS 2014


MEPs

% votes

PS

8

31.49 %

Aliança Portugal (PSD + CDS-PP)

7

27.73 %

CDU

3

12.69 %

Partido da Terra (MPT)

2

7.15 %

BE

1

4.56 %


TURNOUT 2014

33.67 %