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September 14 results

Do you think the government is going a step too far with the austerity measures?

Last week we asked readers if they thought the Government was taking a step too far with the austerity measures announced on September 7 by the Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho.

64% of voters said they thought the government had gone too far with its measures to bring the country’s deficit under control while 36% disagreed.

The Algarve Resident runs an online poll every week – log onto our website at and you will find the current question on the right hand side of the page.

Voting runs from each Wednesday for a week.

Your vote will be registered as soon as you click and you will see in an instant how your vote has affected the poll.

This week’s online poll question is:

Should the President of Portugal dissolve the government for its recent austerity measures?