Italian general election, 1886

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Italian general election, 1886
Italy
1882 ←
23-30 May 1886
→ 1890

All 508 seats to the Chamber of Deputies of the Kingdom of Italy
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Agostino Depretis.jpg Rudini.jpg Andrea Costa.JPG
Leader Agostino Depretis Antonio Starabba di Rudinì Andrea Costa
Party Historical Left Historical Right Radical Party
Seats won 292 142 45
Seat change Increase3 Decrease2 Increase1
Percentage 57.5%% 27.9% 8.8%
Swing Increase0.7% Decrease1.0% Increase0.2%

Italian Parliament 1886.svg

Composition of the Parliament

Prime Minister before election

Agostino Depretis
Historical Left

Subsequent Prime Minister

Agostino Depretis
Historical Left

Emblem of Italy.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Italy
Constitution
Foreign relations

General elections were held in Italy on 23 May 1886, with a second round of voting on 30 May.[1] The "ministerial" left-wing bloc emerged as the largest in Parliament, winning 292 of the 508 seats.[2] As in 1882, the election was held using small multi-member constituencies with between two and five seats.[3]

Results[edit]

Affiliation Votes % Seats +/–
Ministerial left-wing 292 +3
Constitutionalists 145 –2
Radical Party 45 +1
Dissident left-wing 26 +7
Invalid/blank votes 16,729
Total 1,415,801 100 508 0
Registered voters/turnout 2,420,327 58.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1047 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1082
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1030