Portugal's Coelho Challenges Socialists to Allow Early Vote

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  • New elections would require a change to the constitution
  • President to decide who will govern after Premier Coelho fell

Portugal’s caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho called on his Socialist opponent, Antonio Costa, to back a review of the constitution and allow early elections to take place in a gambit aimed at staving off Costa’s attempt to seize power.

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