Presidential Elections

Electoral system

The Portugese president is elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms. If a candidate fails to receive an absolute majority on the first ballot, a runoff election between the two leading candidates is held within two weeks.

Latest elections

Election results 2011. NUTS 3


Stöver, Philip, and Andreas Wüst. 2005. Electoral Systems.

Direcção-Geral de Administração Interna (DGAI - General Directorate of Internal Administration): Election results

Portuguese Electoral Commission: Election results