Socialists Hold Lead in Portugal

What party would you vote for in a general election?

Jul. 2008 Jun. 2008 May 2008
Socialist Party (PS) 36.7% 35.2% 33.0%
Social Democratic Party (PSD) 32.7% 30.8% 32.0%
Leftist Bloc (BE) 11.4% 12.3% 11.3%
Unitarian Democratic Coalition (CDU)
Portuguese Communist Party (PCP)

Environmental Party “The Greens” (OV)
10.0% 11.1% 12.8%
Social Democratic Centre /
Popular Party (CDS/PP)
5.1% 6.7% 6.7%

Source: Marktest / Diario de Noticias / TSF
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 801 Portuguese adults, conducted from Jul. 15 to Jul. 18, 2008. Margin of error is 3.45 per cent.

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