French legislative election, 1889

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French legislative election, 1889
French Third Republic
1885 ←
22 September and 6 October 1889 → 1893

All 576 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Julesferry.jpg Armand de Mackau 1913.jpg Georges Boulanger Nadar.jpg
Leader Jules Ferry Armand de Mackau Georges Boulanger
Party ANR Union of the Rights League of Patriots
Leader's seat Vosges Orne Nord
Seats won 354 138 72
Seat change Increase 71 Decrease 63 new party
Popular vote 4,177,464 2,914,985 709,223
Percentage 52.37 36.54% 8.89%
Swing Increase 19.89% Decrease 6.41%

France Chambre des deputes 1889.png

Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

Prime Minister before election

Charles Floquet
Union of the Lefts

Elected Prime Minister

Pierre Tirard
Independent

The 1889 general election was held on 22 September and 6 October 1889, during the Boulanger affair. It resulted in a victory for the Republicans, and a thorough defeat for the Boulangists.

Results[edit]

Parliamentary Groups[edit]

Affiliation Party Seats
Left
  Radical-Socialists and Socialists 12
Centre-Left
  Radicals 100
  Republicans 216
  Moderate Republicans 38
Right
  Monarchists 86
  Boulangists 72
  Bonapartists 52
Total 576

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