Edit: Election was won by Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
On Sunday, 24 January 2021, in Portugal is held Presidential election. To win, a candidate must capture at least 50 per cent and 1 vote.
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa incumbent President serving his first cadency has a constitutional right to run for the second term. He is leading in polls and his approval rating oscilates between 60 and 70 per cent while his opponents’ ratings do not reach 20 per cent (Ana Gomes 17%).
In Portugal, the president is the head of state and has mostly ceremonial powers. However, the president does have some political influence and can dissolve the Parliament of Portugal if a crisis occurs. The president also has an official residence in the Belém Palace in Lisbon.
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