French legislative election, 1876

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French legislative election, 1876
1871 ←
20 February and 5 March 1876 → 1877

All 533 seats to the National Assembly
267 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Party Republican Left Republican Union Bonapartist
Last election N/A 150 20
Seats won 193 98 76
Seat change Increase193 Decrease52 Increase56

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
Party Centre-Right Centre-left Orleanist
Last election N/A N/A 214
Seats won 54 48 40
Seat change Increase54 Increase48 Decrease174

  Seventh party
Party Legitimist
Last election 182
Seats won 24
Seat change Decrease158
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The 1876 general election held to elect the second legislature of the French Third Republic was held on 20 February and 5 March 1876. 75.90% of eligible voters voted.


Parliamentary Groups[edit]

Affiliation Party Seats
  Republican Union 98
  Republican Left[1] 193
  Centre-left[2] 48
  Centre-Right 54
  Orleanists 40
  Bonapartists 76
  Legitimists 24
Total 533
  1. ^ Supporters of Jules Ferry, including Jules Grévy, Jules Favre, and Jules Simon
  2. ^ Liberal supporters of the Republic