Portugal's centre-right president re-elected but far right gains ground

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa wins 61% of vote amid low turnout on a night marked by 12% support for populist Andre VenturaPortugal’s centre-right president, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has won re-election after a poll held at the height of the country’s coronavirus crisis that also saw the far-right candidate gain a lot of new support in third place.Rebelo de Sousa, who had been widely expected to win another term, took 60.7% of the vote, with almost all the results declared amid very low turnout of around 40%. Continue reading...

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