Portugal votes: what you need to know

The next parliamentary elections in Portugal will take place on Sunday, Oct. 4, four years and three months after the previous triumph of the center-right Social Democratic Party (PSD), which was followed by the formation of a majority coalition with the Social Democratic Center (CDS). These six graphs explain what’s affecting the upcoming Portuguese elections: check them on Washington Post.

The issues (Euronews):

  • Economic Recovery
  • Employment Growth
  • Demographics
  • Sustainability of the National Health Service
  • Sustainability of the pensions system

9 faces to watch in Portugal’s election. (Politico)

Upcoming parliamentary elections in Portugal may be a good opportunity to put an end to the rule of the right-wing parties in the country, Angelo Alves, a central political committee member with the Portuguese Communist Party, told Sputnik.