French legislative election, 1863

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Parliamentary elections were held in France on 21 and 22 June 1863, with a second round on 5 and 6 July.[1] Pro-government candidates won a majority of seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Government candidates 5,355,000 74.2 251
Opposition candidates (Republicans) 1,860,000 25.8 17
Opposition candidates (Royalists) 15
Invalid/blank votes 75,000
Total 7,290,000 100 283
Registered voters/turnout 10,004,028 72.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, Kings and Presidents

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p673 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Legislative elections 1863 Kings and Presidents