French legislative election, 1863

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French legislative election, 1863
Second French Empire
1857 ←
21 and 22 June and 5 and 6 July 1863 → 1868

  First party Second party Third party
  Duc-de-Morny-01.jpg Ollivier, Emile, par Lemot.JPG Berryer 1869.jpg
Leader Charles de Morny Émile Ollivier Pierre-Antoine Berryer
Party Bonapartist Moderate Republican Monarchists
Leader's seat Puy-de-Dôme Seine Bouches-du-Rhône
Seats won 251 32 15
Popular vote 5,355,000 1,954,000
(Republicans + Monarchists)
1,954,000
(Republicans + Monarchists)
Percentage 74.2% 10.7% 5.0%

French National Assembly 1863.svg

Composition of the Corps législatif

Prime Minister before election

Jules Baroche
Bonapartist

Subsequent Prime Minister

Eugène Rouher
Bonapartist

Parliamentary elections were held in France on 21 and 22 June 1863, with a second round on 5 and 6 July.[1] Pro-government candidates won a majority of seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Government candidates 5,355,000 74.2 251
Opposition candidates (Republicans) 1,860,000 25.8 17
Opposition candidates (Royalists) 15
Invalid/blank votes 75,000
Total 7,290,000 100 283
Registered voters/turnout 10,004,028 72.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, Kings and Presidents

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p673 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Legislative elections 1863 Kings and Presidents