French legislative election, 1831

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French legislative election, 1831
July Monarchy
← 1830 5 July 1831 1834 →
  First party Second party Third party
  Casimir Pierre Périer.jpg Berryer, Pierre Antoine - 1.jpg Arago, 1839.jpg
Leader Casimir Périer Pierre-Antoine Berryer François Arago
Party Doctrinaires Legitimist Republican
Leader's seat Aube Haute-Loire Pyrénées-Orientales
Seats won 282 104 73
Popular vote 76,805 28,270 20,014
Percentage 61.4% 22.6% 16.0%

French National Assembly 1831.svg
Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

Prime Minister before election

Jacques Laffitte
Doctrinaires

Elected Prime Minister

Casimir Périer
Doctrinaires


The 1831 general election organized the second legislature of the July Monarchy. The election was held on the 5th of July, in which only tax paying citizens were eligible to vote.

Results[edit]

Party Leader Votes  % Seats
  Doctrinaires Casimir Périer 76,805 61.4% 282
  Legitimists The Duchess of Berry (pol.)
Pierre-Antoine Berryer (parl.)
28,270 22.6% 104
  Republicans François Arago 20,014 16.0% 75
Total 125,090[1] 100% 459

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