French legislative election, 1824

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French legislative election, 1824
Bourbon Restoration
1820 ←
25 February and 6 March 1824 → 1827

  First party Second party
  Villèle.jpg Guizot 1843.jpg
Leader Jean-Baptiste de Villèle François Guizot
Party Ultras Miscellaneous left
Seats won 413 17

The 1824 general election organized the third legislature of the Second Restoration. The election was held on 25 February and 6 March.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote. The election was an overwhelming victory for Villèle and the ultras, as only 17 MPs of the opposition were re-elected (including Royer-Collard, Cécile Stanilas de Girardin, Benjamin Constant and Maximilien Sébastien Foy).

Results[edit]

Party Seats
  Ultra-royalists 413
  Miscellaneous left (Aide-toi) 17

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