The 2019 Portuguese general elections

@article{Fernandes2020The2P,
  title={The 2019 Portuguese general elections},
  author={Jorge Miguel Fernandes and Pedro C. Magalh{\~a}es},
  journal={West European Politics},
  year={2020},
  volume={43},
  pages={1038 - 1050}
}
Abstract The 2019 Portuguese general elections have led to the formation of another minority government of the Socialist Party. Right-wing parties suffered a resounding defeat. The election had two key consequences. First, after four years of contract parliamentarism with an extreme-left party, the Socialists returned to their historical position of pivotal party in the system. Socialist leader Costa refused to replicate alliances with parties to his left. Second, the 2019 election witnessed… Expand
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His research focuses on legislatures, political parties, electoral systems and legislative behaviour
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