French legislative election, 1824

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French legislative election, 1824

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All 430 seats of the Chamber of Deputies
216 seats were needed for a majority

  First party Second party
  Villèle.jpg Pierre-Paul Royer-Collard.jpg
Leader Jean-Baptiste de Villèle Pierre Royer-Collard
Party Ultras Doctrinaires
Leader's seat Haute-Garonne Pas-de-Calais
Seats won 413 17
Popular vote 90,240 3,760
Percentage 96.0% 4.0%

French National Assembly 1824.svg
Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

Prime Minister before election

Jean-Baptiste de Villèle
Ultras

Elected Prime Minister

Jean-Baptiste de Villèle
Ultras

The 1824 general election organized the third legislature of the Second Restoration. The election was held on 25 February and 6 March.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote. The election was an overwhelming victory for Villèle and the ultras, as only 17 MPs of the opposition were re-elected (including Royer-Collard, Cécile Stanilas de Girardin, Benjamin Constant and Maximilien Sébastien Foy).

Results[edit]

Party Leader Votes % Seats
  Ultra-royalists Jean-Baptiste de Villèle 90,240 96.0% 413
  Doctrinaires Pierre Royer-Collard 3,760 4.0% 17
Total 94,000[1] 100% 430

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