Cavaco Silva re-elected President


Incumbent President Cavaco Silva has won the Presidential election in the first round with a commanding lead over his other opponents. The provisional results are as follows:

Cavaco Silva 52.94%
Manuel Alegre 19.75%
Fernando Nobre 14.10%
Francisco Lopes 7.14%
José Coelho 4.5%
Defensor Moura 1.57%

4,490,147 people voted from an electorate of 9,629,630; 46.63% of the electorate

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