French legislative election, 1914

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The 1914 general elections were held on 26 April and 10 May 1914, months before the outbreak of the First World War. The left won a landslide victory, though the entirety of the chambers, from Catholics to socialists united during World War I to form the Union sacrée.

Results[edit]

Popular Vote[edit]

Party Votes % Vote
  Republican, Radical and Radical-Socialist Party 2,930,018 34.75%
  Democratic Republican Alliance 2,407,259 28.55%
  French Section of the Workers International 1,413,044 16.76%
  Popular Liberal Action 956,261 11.34%
  Republican Federation 397,547 4.72%
  Republican-Socialist Party 326,927 3.88%
Popular vote
PRRRS
  
34.75%
ARD
  
28.55%
SFIO
  
16.76%
ALP
  
11.34%
FR
  
4.72%
PRS
  
3.88%

Parliamentary Groups[edit]

Affiliation Party Seats
Left
  French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) 102
  Republican-Socialist Party (PRS) 24
Centre-Left and Centre
  Republican, Radical and Radical-Socialist Party (PRRRS) 195
  Republican Union 88
  Republicans of the Left 66
Right
  Republican Federation 37
  Popular Liberal Action 23
  Miscellaneous Right 15
Non-inscrits
51
Total 601

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