French legislative election, 1820

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French legislative election, 1820
Bourbon Restoration
1816 ←
4 November and 13 November 1820 → 1824

  First party Second party Third party
  Élie, comte Decazes.jpg Etienne Frederic Lignon Portrait of Richelieu.jpeg Benjamin Constant.jpg
Leader Élie-Louis Decazes Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis Benjamin Constant
Party Doctrinaires Ultra-royalist Liberal Left (France)
Seats won 194 160 80
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The 1820 general election organized the second legislature of the Second Restoration. The election was held on 4 and 13 November.

Process[edit]

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote. All electors elected three-fifths of all deputies in the first round. In the second round, the most heavily taxed voted again to elect the remaining two-fifths of deputies.

Results[edit]

Party Seats
  Doctrinaires 194
  Ultra-royalists 160
  Liberal Left 80

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