Antonio Costa
Socialist Party wins parliamentary elections in Portugal

The Socialist Party led by incumbent prime minister Antonio Costa secured a decisive victory while the far-right Chega party made significant gains

Portugal PM Costa The significance of the center-left victory in Portugal

António Costa’s politics has contemporary relevance insofar as he has bucked the trend of the declining fortunes for Europe’s center-left, backed by three Leftist groups.

Socialist Party all set to form government again in Portugal Socialist Party all set to form government again in Portugal

The Socialist Party led by Antonio Costa won 106 seats in the 230-seat parliament. It is likely that its leftist allies, the Left Bloc and the Portuguese Communist Party-led CDU, will continue support to the government