2019 Andorinhean legislative election

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2019 Andorinhean legislative election

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All 76 seats in the National Assembly of the Andorinhões
39 seats needed for a majority
Registered872,042
Turnout62.37%
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Da Praia, Alícia.jpg Sautor, Leo.jpg Avilar, Tomé.jpg
Leader Alícia da Praia Leo Sautor Tomé Avilar
Party NA CC AD
Leader's seat FE FL OR
Last election 5 42 17
Seats won 39 13 10
Seat change Increase 34 Decrease 29 Decrease 7
Popular vote 173,537 67,125 64,910
Percentage 32.74% 12.67% 12.25%
Swing Increase 23.16% Decrease 27.38% Decrease 8.98%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Pecuarista, Isabel.jpg Peres, Albano.jpg Capela, Meritxell.jpg
Leader Isabel Pecuarista Albano Peres Meritxell Capela
Party TC RNI NOS
Leader's seat EP EÇ-TR-FÉ EÇ-TR-FÉ
Last election 5 0
Seats won 5 3 3
Seat change Steady 0 Increase 3 Increase 3
Popular vote 49,405 39,367 33,856
Percentage 9.32% 7.42% 6.39%
Swing Decrease 1.36% Increase 2.72% Increase 2.88%

  Seventh party Eighth party Ninth party
  Dourado, Fausto.jpg Prateiro, Adriano.jpg Cereais, Anair.jpg
Leader Fausto Dourado Adriano Prateiro Anair Cereais
Party PTN GRR FC
Leader's seat JO-MI AM-RO-AN AM-RO-AN
Last election 5 1 1
Seats won 2 1 0
Seat change Decrease 3 Steady 0 Decrease 1
Popular vote 32,788 26,956 14,745
Percentage 6.09% 5.09% 2.78%
Swing Decrease 4.45% Increase 0.36% Decrease 1.35%

Andorinhões legislative election map 2019.svg
Results by electoral constituency.

Leader of the majority before election

Leo Sautor
Conservative Coalition

Elected Leader of the majority

Alícia da Praia
We Andorinheans Party

The 2019 Andorinhean legislative election was held on 2 September 2019, members of the National Assembly were elected to the 8th Andorinhean legislature. The election was held as mandated by the electoral law of the Andorinhões with the end of the four year mandate of the deputies.

With 32.74% of the vote the We Andorinheans Party won 39 seats, attaining a slim majority and forming the majority party for the first time since its formation. It is the lowest share of the popular vote to give a majority in the history of the Andorinhões.

Of the 13 registered political parties, 8 were able to win at least one seat. Of these, only 4 are considered Parliamentary Groups since a political parties needs to have five or more deputies in the National Assembly to be considered as such. The Federation of Credidists lost its only seat, while the RNI and the NOS won their first seats.

Background

The 2015 elections resulted in the return of the Conservative Coalition as the majority party with the Democratic Alternative becoming the leading minority party. The National Assembly of Independents ran in its first elections.

Omer Sargento leader of the Democratic Alternative and outgoing Leader of the majority resigned on election night after failing to win another majority mandate. The leader of the National Assembly of Independents resigned one month after the election and Albano Peres became leader on 22 February 2016 following a leadership campaign. Tristão Prova leader of the New Socialist Option announced that he would not be running in the 2019 election and was replaced by Meritxell Capela on 16 April 2017. Balbina Palmeira of the League of Progressive Forces was challenged from her leadership position and was replaced by Elianne Arciveiro on 23 June 2019.

The political party Unity of the Cross was formed on 6 August 2017 with Éric Laranjeiras as its leader.

The electoral calendar is fixed by law and the electoral campaign was set to begin on 5 August 2019 lasting 29 days with the vote taking place on 2 September 2019.

Parties and standings

The table below lists parties represented in the National Assembly after the 2015 Andorinhean election, and the standings at dissolution.

Name Leader 2015 result
Votes (%) Seats
Conservative Coalition Leo Sautor 40.04%
41 / 76
Democratic Alternative Omer Sargento 22.37%
17 / 76
Constitutionalist Tradition Isabel Pecuarista 10.68%
5 / 76
National Labour Party Fausto Dourado 10.54%
5 / 76
We Andorinheans Alícia da Praia 10.68%
5 / 76
Republican Reformists Group Adriano Prateiro 4.73%
1 / 76
Federation of Creditists Anair Cereais 4.13%
1 / 76

Campaign

Announcements for President and Speaker

The announcements of the candidates for the positions of President and Speaker is an integral and important part of legislative elections in the Andorinhões. Even though the President is nominated by the Governor, it is done upon the recommendation of the National Assembly and thus, the majority party has an important role in that nomination. The works of the National Assembly are also headed by the Speaker and its role is also important.

Announcements by political parties
Political party Announcement date Presidential nominee Speaker nominee
Conservative Coalition May 6, 2019 (2019-05-06) Fabrício Vermelho Rafaelo Sousa
Democratic Alliance June 12, 2019 (2019-06-12) Almiro Cervejeiro Tristão Campo
Constitutionalist Tradition June 3, 2019 (2019-06-03) Bernardina Grãos Tadeu Pedreira
National Labour Party July 18, 2019 (2019-07-18) Ines Cunha Júlia Flores
We Andorinheans July 29, 2019 (2019-07-29) João Paulo Rodrigues Pamela Ovelhas
Republican Reformists Group August 7, 2019 (2019-08-07) Proposes to keep Fabrício Vermelho to the position Adriano Prateiro
Federation of Creditists August 2, 2019 (2019-08-02) Marcela Cardoso Anair Cereais
National Assembly of Independents July 8, 2019 (2019-07-08) Elisabete Esteves Proposes a free vote for the position
New Socialist Option July 15, 2019 (2019-07-15) Amaro Barris Benjamin Pinheiro
League of Progressive Forces August 15, 2019 (2019-08-15) Gastão Azenha Elianne Arciveiro
Patriotic Alliance August 12, 2019 (2019-08-12) João Vega Jerônimo Muniz
People's Front of Communal Revolution August 6, 2019 (2019-08-06) Proposes the abolition of the position Lucianno Parreira
Unity of the Cross August 1, 2019 (2019-08-01) Romão Laranjeiras Éric Laranjeiras

Results

Summary of the 2 September 2019 legislative elections results
Andorinhões National Assembly 2019.svg
Political parties Votes %
  We Andorinheans 173,537 32.74
  Conservative Coalition 67,125 12.67
  Democratic Alternative 64,910 12.25
  Constitutionalist Tradition 49,405 9.33
  National Assembly of Independents 39,367 7.43
  New Socialist Option 33,856 6.39
  National Labour Party 32,788 6.09
  Republican Reformists Group 26,956 5.09
  Federation of Creditists 14,745 2.78
  League of Progressive Forces 10,174 1.92
  Patriotic Alliance 7,546 1.42
  People's Front of Communal Revolution 6,702 1.26
  Unity of the Cross 3,383 0.64
Total valid 529,495 97.45
Blank ballots 6,034 1.11
Invalid ballots 7,824 1.44
Total 543,353 100.00
Registered voters/turnout 872,042 62.37

Distribution by constituency

Constituency Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Votes S Total
S
NA CC AD TC RNI NOS PTN GRR FC LFP AP FPRC UdC
Céu–Sagrada Família–São Domingos 9,080 2 8,102 1

3,680

-

5,402

1

2,603

-

447

-

780

-

4,461

-

1,369

-

164

-

755

- 77 -

275

- 4
Esperança–Trindade–Santa Fé 16,663

3

5,705

1

6,323

1 4,337 -

5,571

1

4,240

- 2,700 -

1,855

-

1,552

- 934 - 371 - 586 - 159 - 6

Espírito

2,692 1 2,792 1

1,974

-

2,109

-

1,036

- 550 - 1,561 -

249

-

217

-

158

-

154

-

144

- 51 - 2
Flores de Lírio 7,427 1 8,359 2 2,816 - 5,446 1 2,163 - 1,183 - 1,408 - 3,385 - 1,163 - 286 - 511 - 184 - 273 - 4
Glória de Ele 13,089 3 4,384 1 4,942 1 3,336 - 2,995 - 1,933 - 1,420 - 920 - 765 - 373 - 150 - 126 - 115 -

5

Ordem 15,266 3 5,397 1 4,641 1 3,287 -

4,228

- 2,587 - 2,130 - 1,498 - 976 - 519 - 354 - 414 - 109 - 5
Santa Maria–São Vicente 12,537 3 5,182 1 6,138 1 3,886 1 4,347 1 3,719 - 2,750 - 1,702 - 1,415 - 963 - 332 - 540 - 150 - 7
Santo Ambrosio–Santa Rosa–Santa Ana 32,482 7 8,721 1 11,922 2

11,085

2 5,048 - 6,724 1 6,929 1 7,216 1 3,245 - 2,983 - 2,556 - 1,762 - 1,101 - 15
São Afonso 20,799 6 6,089 1 6,358 1 2,762 - 3,492 - 4,029 1 3,017 - 1,301 - 961 - 1,063 - 744 - 731 - 351 - 8
São Fernando 16,967 5 3,155 1 4,834

1

2,091

-

2,396

-

2,882

1

2,818

- 896 - 1,039 -

896

-

527

- 571 - 249 - 9
São João–São Miguel 25,014 5 6,760 1 8,473 1 3,814 - 4,487 1 3,729 - 5,164 1 3,067 - 1,849 -

1,680

- 950 - 1,456 - 493 -

9

Mundo 1,520 - 2,479 1 2,809 1 1,853 - 1,001 - 1,833 - 1,610 - 406 - 194 - 155 - 143 - 112 - 58 - 2
Total 173,537 39 67,125 13 64,910 10 49,405 5 39,367 3 33,856 3 32,288 2 26,956 1 14,745 - 10,174 - 7,546 - 6,702 - 3,383 - 76

See also