Almost 254,000 voters can vote for Madeira’s regional parliament


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Nearly 254,000 voters can vote in the elections for the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, scheduled for the 24th, almost 4,000 less than in 2019, according to voter registration data consulted today by Lusa.

According to the website of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, 253,865 voters were registered on September 9, of which 248,519 were on the island of Madeira and 5,346 on the island of Porto Santo.

Compared to the 2019 regional legislative elections, 3,893 fewer voters are registered. The island of Madeira lost 4,087 voters, but Porto Santo gained 194.

Funchal is the municipality with the most voters, with 104,917, followed by Santa Cruz, with 39,705, and Câmara de Lobos, with 32,402. The municipality with the fewest registered voters is Porto Moniz, with 3,020.

São Martinho, in the municipality of Funchal, is the parish with the most voters, with 26,419, while Achadas da Cruz, in the municipality of Porto Moniz, has the lowest number of voters (188).

Madeira’s legislative elections take place on September 24, with 13 candidates vying for the 47 seats in the regional parliament, in a single constituency.

The election campaign began on Sunday and runs until the 22nd.

PTP, JPP, BE, PS, Chega, RIR, MPT, ADN, PSD/CDS-PP (Somos Madeira coalition), PAN, Livre, CDU (PCP/PEV) and IL are the political forces standing for election.

In the previous regional elections in 2019, the Social Democrats elected 21 deputies, losing for the first time the absolute majority they had held since 1976, and formed a coalition government with the CDS-PP (three deputies). The PS won 19 seats, the JPP three and the CDU one.

Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert is a 55-year-old writer and journalist based in Porto, Portugal. Born in France, he brings a unique blend of French and Portuguese perspectives to his work. Education Hervé studied Journalism and Literature at the University of Lyon in France. After completing his studies, he gained valuable experience working with various French media outlets (Portugal France also). Career He worked for several years as a journalist in France before making the move to Portugal. In Porto, he joined the Portugal Pulse team as a staff writer. Skills Hervé specializes in storytelling, investigative journalism, and cultural commentary. He has a flair for capturing complex issues in a relatable way. Personal Life He currently resides in Porto and enjoys the city's rich culture, from Fado music to Francesinha cuisine. Hervé continues to maintain strong ties to his French heritage, often traveling back to France for family visits and cultural exploration. With his unique background and diverse skill set, Hervé Hubert adds a layered, multicultural lens to every story he covers.

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