Republican Party (Brazil)

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.

Republican Party

Partido Republicano
LeaderArthur Bernardes
Dissolved1965[lower-alpha 1]
Merged intoNational Renewal Alliance
HeadquartersRio de Janeiro, RJ
TSE number41

  1. All parties were dissolved by the military regime on this date.

Like all parties of that area, it was abolished by the military regime in 1965.

Electoral history

Presidential Elections

Election Candidate Running mate Colligation First round Second round Result
Votes % Votes %
1945 None None None - - - - -
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 Y
1960 Jânio Quadros (PTN) None PTN; UDN; PR; PL; PDC 5.636.623 48,26% - - Elected Y
1964 None None None - - - - -