2021 Portuguese presidential election

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2021 Portuguese presidential election

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Opinion polls
Turnout39.5% Decrease 9.2 pp
  Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa em fevereiro de 2018.jpg Ana Gomes.jpg André Ventura rentree.png
Candidate Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa Ana Gomes André Ventura
Party PSD[a] PS[b] CH
Popular vote 2,533,799 541,345 496,653
Percentage 60.7% 13.0% 11.9%

President before election

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Social Democratic Party (Portugal)

President-elect

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Social Democratic Party (Portugal)

Presidential elections were held in Portugal on 24 January 2021.[1]

The incumbent President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, was reelected in a landslide victory with 60.7% of the vote.[2]

Results[change | change source]

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Summary of the 24 January 2021 Portuguese presidential election results
Candidates Supporting parties First round
Votes %
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa Social Democratic Party,People's Party 2,533,799 60.70
Ana Gomes People–Animals–Nature, LIVRE 541,345 12.97
André Ventura CHEGA 496,653 11.90
João Ferreira Portuguese Communist Party, Ecologist Party 180,473 4.32
Marisa Matias Left Bloc, Socialist Alternative Movement 164,731 3.95
Tiago Mayan Gonçalves Liberal Initiative 134,427 3.22
Vitorino Silva React, Include, Recycle 122,743 2.94
Total valid 4,174,171 100.00
Blank ballots 47,041 1.10
[c]Invalid ballots 39,997 0.94
Total 4,261,209
Registered voters/turnout 10,791,490 39.49
Source: Election results
Vote share 1st Round
Marcelo R. de Sousa
60.70%
Ana Gomes
12.97%
André Ventura
11.90%
João Ferreira
4.32%
Marisa Matias
3.95%
Tiago Mayan
3.22%
Vitorino Silva
2.94%
Blank/Invalid
2.04%

Maps[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Supported by PSD and CDS-PP
  2. Supported by PAN and LIVRE; even though she is a member of PS, the party did not officially back any candidate in particular
  3. Includes votes for candidate Eduardo Baptista.

References[change | change source]

  1. "O Presidente da República, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, marcou hoje as eleições presidenciais para 24 de janeiro de 2021". www.24.sapo.pt (in Portuguese). Sapo. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  2. "President Rebelo de Sousa wins landslide reelection in Portugal". Politico. 24 January 2021.