Primer on parliamentary elections in Portugal

October 2015
Political Intelligence Briefing;10/13/2015, p22
The article reports on the parliamentary elections in Portugal which is set on October 4, 2015. It mentions that the Portuguese parliament is composed of 230 seats and are elected by popular vote in multi constituencies and serve a maximum four-year-terms. It cites the ruling of the Social Democratic Party and the success of Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Mamede Passos Coelho.


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