Spanish general election, 1886

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Spanish general election, 1886
Spain
1884 ←
4 April 1886
→ 1891

All 395 seats of the Congress of Deputies
198 seats needed for a majority
Turnout ~63.8%
  First party Second party
  Portrait of Praxedes Mateo Sagasta.jpg Cánovas Madrazo.jpg
Leader Práxedes Mateo Sagasta Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
Party Liberal Conservative
Leader since 1876 1876
Last election 77 seats 311 seats
Seats won 278 93
Seat change Increase201 Decrease218

Prime Minister before election

Práxedes Mateo Sagasta
Liberal

Elected Prime Minister

Práxedes Mateo Sagasta
Liberal

General elections to the Cortes Generales were held in Spain on 4 April 1886. At stake were all 395 seats in the Congress of Deputies.[1][2]

Results[edit]

Summary of the 4 April 1886 Spanish Congress of Deputies election results
Parties and coalitions Votes Congress
#  % Swing Seats +/−
Liberal Party PL 268 Increase229
Dynastic Left ID 10 Decrease28
Total Liberals 278 Increase201
Liberal Conservative Party PLC 83 Decrease228
Liberal Reformist Party PLR 10 Increase10
Total Conservatives 93 Decrease218
Republican Progressive Party PRP 12 Increase12
Possibilist Democratic Party PDP 10 Increase7
Republican Democratic Federal Party PRDF 1 Increase1
Total Republicans 23 Increase18
Carlists C 1 Increase1
Others 0 Steady0
Total ~419,261 100.00 395 Increase2
Votes cast / turnout ~419,261 63.81 Decrease9.03
Abstentions ~237,793 36.19 Increase9.03
Registered voters ~657,054
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.