[Marxism] Portugal: Divided Left Wins Just Over 50% of Vote, but Right Retains Power

andrew coates pabs47 at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 6 02:24:39 MDT 2015


Portugal: Divided Left Wins 50% of Vote, but Right Retains PowerThe Bloco de Esquerda (Left bloc)
 made a breakthrough. It got 5,2% in the last election.  Now it has 
10.22%. It’s worth noting that some opinion polls had given them around 
5%.
https://tendancecoatesy.wordpress.com/2015/10/05/portugal-divided-left-wins-50-of-vote-but-right-retains-power/

The Portuguese right wing coalition has 
lost its absolute majority in parliament, but remains the main political
 force in Sunday’s election. The Left Bloc made a spectacular comeback 
with the best result ever, almost doubling its voters and more than 
doubling the number of elected MPs.
…  
http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article4245

Andrew Coates  		 	   		  


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