The parliament failed this Friday the candidates to the Superior Council for National Defense, Supervisory Councils of SIRP and the Integrated Criminal Information System and Superior Information Council.
According to the results published on the Assembly of the Republic page, the proposed candidates did not get enough votes to be elected, in this case two-thirds (152) of the deputies who voted (228), under the Constitution and Portuguese legislation.
As a result, Luís Patrão (PS) and Joaquim da Ponte (PSD) were not elected to the Supervisory Board of the Information System of the Portuguese Republic, which had 137 favorable votes, 75 white votes and 16 null votes.
The deputy and deputy general secretary of the PS José Luís Carneiro failed the election for the consultation body of the President of the Republic, the Superior Council for National Defense, having collected 148 yes votes, 73 white votes and 7 null votes.
For the Superior Council of Information the election failed Jorge Lacão (PS) and André Coelho Lima (PSD), collected 142 votes in favor, 68 white votes and 18 null votes.
The election for this type of bodies requires a two-thirds majority and an agreement between the two largest parties, PS and PSD.