Republican Party (Brazil)
|Merged into||National Renewal Alliance|
|Headquarters||Rio de Janeiro, RJ|
The Republican Party (Portuguese: Partido Republicano, PR) was a political party in Brazil. The PR was founded by former President of Brazil Artur Bernardes in 1945 and operated almost solely in Minas Gerais. The successor of the Mineiro Republican Party, which dominated politics in Minas Gerais during the República Velha. The party won 3.67% of the vote in the 1945 elections.
Like all parties of that area, it was abolished by the military regime in 1965.
Electoral history [ edit ]
Presidential Elections [ edit ]
|Election||Candidate||Running mate||Colligation||First round||Second round||Result|
|1950||Cristiano Machado (PSD)||None||PSD; PR; POT; PST||1.697.173||21,49%||-||-||Lost N|
|1955||Juscelino Kubitschek (PSD)||None||PSD; PTB; PR; PTN; PST; PRT||3.077.411||35,68%||-||-||Elected|
|1960||Jânio Quadros (PTN)||None||PTN; UDN; PR; PL; PDC||5.636.623||48,26%||-||-||Elected|
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