French legislative election, 1881

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The 1881 general election was held on 21 August and 4 September 1881. This election marked the collapse of the right compared to the 1877 election. 70.55% of eligible voters participated.

Results[edit]

Parliamentary Groups[edit]

Affiliation Party Seats
Left
  Radical-Socialists and Socialists 46
Centre-Left
  Republican Union 204
  Republican Left[1] 168
  Moderate Republicans[2] 39
Right
  Bonapartists 46
  Monarchists 42
Total 545
  1. ^ Supporters of Jules Ferry, including Jules Grévy, Jules Favre, and Jules Simon
  2. ^ Liberal supporters of the Republic

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