Portuguese President Marcello Rebelo de Sousa (AP)
In Portugal, the presidential election was voted on Sunday. In the election, liberal outgoing president and candidate Marcello Rebelo de Souza has been elected president for 5 years once again.
- January 25, 2021, 4:54 PM IST
To win elections in Portugal, any candidate has to get more than 50 percent of the vote. But due to Corona, the percentage of voting has been reduced. The administration had also increased the number of polling stations and also increased the hours of voting so that there would not be a crowd. Apart from this, voters were also asked to bring pan and sanitizer with them. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was elected President in March 2016. This time his victory was already being considered. Sosa, who is considered a well-known Portuguese television personality, is an expert in constitution and administrative law. It is said that he sleeps only for 4-5 hours and reads two books daily.
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Seven people were involved in the raceSeven people were involved in the race for the President of Portugal. But Sosa once again won the game. However, before the elections it was being said that they could get more than 60 percent of the votes. Ana Gomez, who was second after him, was said to get only 14.80 percent votes.