French legislative election, 1820

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French legislative election, 1820
Bourbon Restoration
1816 ←
4 November and 13 November 1820 → 1824

  First party Second party Third party
  Élie, comte Decazes.jpg Etienne Frederic Lignon Portrait of Richelieu.jpeg Benjamin Constant.jpg
Leader Élie-Louis Decazes Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis Benjamin Constant
Party Doctrinaires Ultras Liberal Left (France)
Seats won 194 160 80

The 1820 general election organized the second legislature of the Second Restoration. The election was held on 4 and 13 November.


Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote. All electors elected three-fifths of all deputies in the first round. In the second round, the most heavily taxed voted again to elect the remaining two-fifths of deputies.


Party Seats
  Doctrinaires 194
  Ultra-royalists 160
  Liberal Left 80