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LeaderCollective leadership
SpokespersonAndré Silva
Founded22 May 2009 (2009-05-22)
Legalised13 January 2011 (2011-01-13)
HeadquartersAv. Almirante Reis, 81 B 1150-012 Lisboa
IdeologyAnimal welfare[1]
European affiliationAnimal Politics EU[2]
European Parliament groupGreens-European Free Alliance[3]
Colours     Teal
Assembly of the Republic
European Parliament

People-Animals-Nature (Portuguese: Pessoas-Animais-Natureza, PAN) is a Portuguese political party, founded in 2009. In 2015, they won one seat in the Assembly of the Republic.[4] In 2019 they also won one seat in the European Parliament and increased their seat share to 4 in the Assembly (with 2 seats won in Lisbon, 1 in Porto, and 1 in Setubal.

In the 2011 Madeiran regional election it had 2.13% of the votes, with a total of 3,135 votes, thus having elected one MP also in this regional parliament, Rui Manuel dos Santos Almeida.[5]

Electoral results

Assembly of the Republic

Election Assembly of the Republic Government Size Leader Notes
Votes % ±pp Seats won +/-
2011 57,849[6] 1.0%
Extra-parliamentary 7th Paulo Borges
2015 75,140[4] 1.4% Increase 0.4
Increase 1 Opposition 6th André Lourenço e Silva
2019 173,931 3.3% Increase1.9
Increase3 Opposition 6th André Lourenço e Silva

European Parliament

Election European Parliament Size Candidate
Votes % ±pp Seats won +/
2014 56,363 1.7%
7th Orlando Figueiredo
2019 167,130 5.1% Increase3.4
Increase1 6th Francisco Guerreiro

Regional Assemblies

Regional Assemblies
Region Election year No. of
overall votes
% of
overall vote
Seats Government
No. ± Position
Azores 2016 1,342 1.4 (6th) Increase
Steady Increase 6th Extra-parliamentary
Madeira 2019 2,095 1.5 (7th)
Steady Steady 7th Extra-parliamentary

List of leaders

Paulo Borges, the party's first leader.
Name Start End
1st Paulo Borges 10 April 2011 26 October 2014
2nd André Lourenço e Silva 26 October 2014 Present


  1. ^ a b Nordsieck, Wolfram (2019). "Portugal". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "The EURO ANIMAL 7". Animal Welfare Party. 2019-06-20.
  3. ^ "SIC Notícias | PAN quer integrar família dos Verdes na Europa". SIC Notícias (in Portuguese). 2018-12-13. Retrieved .
  4. ^ a b Legislativas 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Regionais 2011". (in Portuguese). Ministry of Justice. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Eleições Legislativas 5 de junho de 2011 Resultados Globais". (in Portuguese). Ministry of Justice. Retrieved .

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