Spanish general election, 1884

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Spanish general election, 1884
Spain
1881 ←
27 April 1884 → 1886

All 393 seats of the Congress of Deputies
197 seats needed for a majority
Turnout ~72.8%
  First party Second party
  Cánovas Madrazo.jpg Portrait of Praxedes Mateo Sagasta.jpg
Leader Antonio Cánovas del Castillo Práxedes Mateo Sagasta
Party Conservative Liberal
Leader since 1876 1876
Last election 62 seats 300 seats
Seats won 311 77
Seat change Increase249 Decrease223

Prime Minister before election

Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
Conservative

Elected Prime Minister

Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
Conservative

General elections to the Cortes Generales were held in Spain on 27 April 1884. At stake were all 393 seats in the Congress of Deputies.[1][2]

Results[edit]

Summary of the 27 April 1884 Spanish Congress of Deputies election results
Parties and coalitions Votes Congress
#  % Swing Seats +/−
Liberal Conservative Party PLC 311 Increase249
Total Conservatives 311 Increase249
Liberal Fusionist Party PLF 38 Decrease262
Dynastic Left ID 38 Increase38
Liberal Union UL 1 Increase1
Total Liberals 77 Decrease223
Possibilist Democratic Party PDP 3 Decrease9
Republican Democratic Party PRD 2 Decrease8
Total Republicans 5 Decrease17
Others 0 Decrease8
Total ~581,970 100.00 393 Increase1
Votes cast / turnout ~581,970 72.84 Increase1.38
Abstentions ~217,029 27.16 Decrease1.38
Registered voters ~798,999
Source:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elecciones en la Restauración" (in Spanish). Historiaelectoral.com. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  2. ^ "Gráfico resumen Diputados 1869-1923" (in Spanish). Historiaelectoral.com. Retrieved 2012-01-20.