Who are the 21 deputies who will represent Portugal in Brussels? Majority makes its debut in the European Parliament


Marta Temido (PS)

With a PhD in International Health and a degree in Law, there was much speculation as to whether it would be candidate for the Lisbon Chamber. Now he will head to Brussels, where he guarantees to remain in the legislature for five years. Marta Temido, 50 years old, was Minister of Health between 2018 and 2022 and his tenure in office was marked by the Covid-19 pandemic.



Ana Catarina Mendes (PS)

With a law degree and 51 years old, Ana Catarina Mendes became a well-known face among the Portuguese after serving as Deputy Minister and Parliamentary Affairs between 2022 and 2024, where she was responsible for the portfolios of Migrations, Sports, Equality and Youth. She was responsible for the extinction of the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) and creation of the Agency for Integration, Migrations and Asylum (AIMA).

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Bruno Gonçalves (PS)

He is the youngest PS candidate, aged 27. He has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is the current general secretary of the International Union of Socialist Youth. In interview with Expressosaid he admired the former President of Uruguay, José Mujica, and identified with the former Swedish Prime Minister, Olof Palme.

André Rodrigues (PS)

He is vice-president of the PS parliamentary group in the Azores, is 47 years old and has a degree in Law. He was a journalist for 15 years, having been director of the former weekly â € ˜Expresso das Noveâ € ™, correspondent for TVI in the Azores, among other functions. André Rodrigues was also an advisor to the president of the Regional Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, during his two terms.

Carla Tavares (PS)

The president of the Municipal Council of Amadora, since 2013, will exchange the municipality for Brussels. She is 53 years old and has a degree in Management. Since 2021, Carla Tavares is also president of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. She was already a deputy in the Assembly of the Republic, between 1999 and 2002.


Isilda Gomes (PS)

He is a familiar face in Brussels as he chairs the Natural Resources Committee of the Committee of the Regions. Like Carla Tavares, Isilda Gomes She is mayor, president of the Portimão City Council since 2013. She is 72 years old, has a degree in teaching Mathematics and Natural Sciences and was a teacher. She is also president of the National Association of Socialist Mayors.


Sérgio Gonçalves (PS)

He has a degree in Economics and a master’s degree in International Management. At 45 years old, Sérgio Gonçalves is currently a PS deputy in the Legislative Assembly of Madeira and, between 2022 and 2023, he was president of PS Madeira. In 2006, he was responsible for developing new routes in the marketing department of ANA Aeroportos. He was also vice-president of the Madeira Promotion Association.

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Paulo Cunha (AD)

Since 2022, he has been vice-president of the PSD and was president of the Famalicão Municipal Council until 2021. He is 52 years old, is a professor, has a degree in Law, a master’s degree in Legal-Political Sciences and a PhD in Administrative Sciences. §tion.

Ana Miguel Pedro (AD)

She is the CDS candidate on the list for the European elections. She was an advisor to this party for more than ten years in the European Parliament, is 34 years old and is a member of the CDS-PP national political committee. She has a degree in Law and a master’s degree in Law and Economic Sciences.

Hélder Sousa e Silva (AD)

He was a PSD deputy until 2013, when he changed his position to president of the Mafra Chamber. He is also vice-president of the Lisbon Metropolitan Council. Hélder Sousa e Silva, 59 years old, has a degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering, a master’s degree in the same area and a PhD in Strategic Studies. His training also includes a degree in Military Sciences, in the field of transmissions, at the Military Academy.

LÃdia Pereira, PSD MEP

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LÃdia Pereira (AD)

It is the only repeater on the list, Lídia Pereira He spent the last five years at the European Parliament, where he worked, for example, on the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. She is 31 years old and has been vice-president of the European political group European People’s Party (PPE) since April, when she was elected to replace Paulo Rangel.

Sergio Humberto (AD)

He has been president of the Trofa Chamber since 2013 and in 2021 he obtained the position with an absolute majority. He is 50 years old, was once a deputy in the Assembly of the Republic and is a national auditor. Sergio Humberto He has a degree in Physical Education and Sports and is president of the Porto district of the PSD since 2022.

Paulo Nascimento Cabral (AD)

He has a degree in Clinical Psychology and was the PSD Açores candidate for the European elections. He is 51 years old and has some European experience, as advisor for the Azores and Energy at the Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union (REPER) and advisor and chief of staff for the PSD in Brussels.

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António Tânger Corrêa (Enough)

He is the current vice-president of the party and was ambassador of Portugal for 40 years in places such as Rio de Janeiro, Bosnia, Israel or Lithuania. He is 72 years old and before becoming a Chega activist, he was general secretary of youth at the CDS-PP and deputy to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Diogo Freitas do Amaral, in the AD government in 1979.

Tiago Moreira de Sá (Enough)

Like Tânger Corrêa, he was in another party before Chega, the PSD. He was a deputy for his previous party, he is 53 years old, he is professor at the New University of Lisbon and researcher at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations, PhD in History of International Relations.

European Championships 2024 – João Cotrim de Figueiredo, head of the Liberal Initiative list, at a dinner rally in Afurada, Vila Nova de Gaia.

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João Cotrim de Figueiredo (IL)

Led the party between 2019 and 2023, he is 64 years old and was general director of TVI and president of Turismo de Portugal. Cotrim de Figueiredo worked for companies such as Compal or Nutricafés as a manager. He is an economist and has a master’s degree in Business Management.

João Cotrim de Figueiredo with Ana Martins

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Ana Martins (IL)

She is vice-president of the Liberal Initiative, has a degree in Law and a master’s degree in Political Theory and Philosophy. Ana Martins, 39 years old, had already tried her luck in the EP by being fourth on the list in the 2019 European elections. She was also head of the party list for the Azores , where he is from, in national legislative elections.


Catarina Martins (BE)

He is a well-known personality among the Portuguese, having led the Left Bloc for 12 years. At 52 years old, Catarina Martins, with a degree in Modern Languages ​​and Literature and a master’s degree in Linguistics, will head to Brussels. She is an actress and was a member of the Assembly of the Republic between 2009 and 2023.

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João Oliveira (CDU)

He is 44 years old, was a PCP deputy in the Assembly of the Republic between 2007 and 2022 and president of the party’s parliamentary group between 2013 and 2022. He did not return to this national legislature after failing to be elected for the constituency of ‰vora. João Oliveira He has a degree in Law and was one of the options discussed to succeed Jerónimo de Sousa.


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