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Portugal votes in presidential elections

AFP, 24 Jan 2021
The Portuguese brave a coronavirus lockdown to vote in presidential elections. The president has a pivotal constitutional role with the power to dissolve parliament and call new elections, which has implications for the minority government in power. Centre-right incumbent Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is largely expected to win another term, but observers also have their eye on how his far-right challenger will perform.

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