Spanish general election, 1891

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Spanish general election, 1891
1886 ←
1 February 1891 → 1893

All 401 seats of the Congress of Deputies
201 seats needed for a majority
  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 93 seats 278 seats
Seats won 262 105
Seat change Increase169 Decrease173

Prime Minister before election

Antonio Cánovas del Castillo

Elected Prime Minister

Antonio Cánovas del Castillo

General elections to the Cortes Generales were held in Spain on 1 February 1891. At stake were all 401 seats in the Congress of Deputies.[1][2]


Summary of the 1 February 1891 Spanish Congress of Deputies election results
Parties and coalitions Votes Congress
#  % Swing Seats +/−
Liberal Conservative Party PLC 251 Increase168
Liberal Reformist Party PLR 11 Increase1
Total Conservatives 262 Increase169
Liberal Party PL 96 Decrease172
Martist Liberals LM 9 Increase9
Total Liberals 105 Decrease173
Republican Progressive Party PRP 11 Decrease1
Possibilist Democratic Party PDP 7 Decrease3
Republican Democratic Federal Party PRDF 4 Increase3
Republican Centralist Party PRC 3 Increase3
Independent Republicans Rep Ind 1 Increase1
Total Republicans 26 Increase3
Traditionalist Communion CT 5 Increase4
Integrist Party PI 2 Increase2
Independent Traditionalists MRT 1 Increase1
Total Carlists and Traditionalists 8 Increase7
Others 0 Steady0
Total 100.00 401 Increase6
Votes cast / turnout
Registered voters ~4,802,500


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