20 - SCP (PSC)
| Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties
21 - BCP (PCB)
Henrique Teixeira Lott (PSD) informally in 1960, due to its illegality
* The 1947 elections had just a complementary character at the federal level (since the deputies elected in 1945 had mandates until 1950) and elected the State Chambers according to the new Constitution. The PCB elected 46 state deputies and become a major party in the Federal District (at this time, the city of Rio de Janeiro). ** The party didn't launched any candidates to the Senate, choosing to support other parties' candidates, following the party tactics of a "democratic front".