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Catholic Centre Party (Portugal)

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Catholic Centre Party (Portugal)

The Catholic Centre Party (Portuguese: Partido do Centro Católico, PCC) was a political party in Portugal.

History

The party was established in Braga on 8 August 1915 It won a single seat in both the House of Representatives and the Senate in the 1915 parliamentary elections. The 1918 elections were boycotted by the three largest parties, and saw the PCC win five House seats and retain its seat in the Senate.

The party was reduced back to a single seat in both chambers in the 1919 elections, but won three seats in both chambers in the 1921 elections. Although it was reduced to a single Senate seat in the 1922 elections, the PCC won five seats in the House. The 1925 elections saw the party retain its Senate seat and win four seats in the House.

References

Catholic Centre Party (Portugal) Wikipedia


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