Chega, which in Portuguese means “enough !”, was created in 2019. When it first participated at the national level, the political party obtained a deputy in the person of its president.
André Ventura was successively a professor of law at the Autonomous University of Lisbon, polemist and sports commentator, and finally a politician. He left the PSD (centre-right) in 2018.
The Chega program revolves around the following points: defense of traditional Portuguese values, defense of a Europe of nations, establishment of a more direct democracy and at the service of citizens, a less intrusive state and fight against bureaucracy, lower tax charges, establishment of a fourth republic, reinstatement of effective prison sentences, justice reform and fight against corruption.