ALDE: Liberals in Portugal get representation for the first time
On 6 October, Portuguese citizens went to the polls to elect the 230 members of the Portuguese Parliament (Asamblea de la Republica).
ALDE Party member Initiativa Liberal gained the best result ever for liberals in the country. For the first time, a liberal party will have representation in the Portuguese Parliament, as Initiativa Liberal secured one member of parliament, João Fernando Cotrim de Figueiredo who ran in the region of Lisbon.
The highest support for the party came from the regions of Aveiro, Lisbon, Porto and Setubal. In Lisobn, the party surpassed the 2% of the vote (see full results here in Portuguese).
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