French legislative election, 1910

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French legislative election, 1910
French Third Republic
1906 ←
24 April and 8 May 1910 → 1914

All 595 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Émile Combes.jpg Raymond Poincaré cph.3b09601.jpg Jean Jaurès, 1904, by Nadar.jpg
Leader Émile Combes Raymond Poincaré Jean Jaurès
Party PRRRS ARD SFIO
Leader's seat Charente-Maritime Meuse Tarn
Seats won 261 113 107
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 39 Increase 53
Popular vote 2,966,800 1,257,714 1,110,561
Percentage 32.73% 14.74% 13.20%
Swing Increase 11.19 Increase 2.09 Increase 3.25

France Chambre des deputes 1910.png

Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

Prime Minister before election

Aristide Briand
Republican-Socialist Party

Elected Prime Minister

Aristide Briand
Republican-Socialist Party

The 1910 general election was held on 24 April and 8 May 1910.

The elections resulted in a victory for the governing coalition of Radicals and Left Republicans, allowing the incumbent premier Aristide Briand to form a second government.

Results[edit]

Popular Vote[1][edit]

Party Votes % Votes
  Republican, Radical and Radical-Socialist Party 3,312,002 38.83%
  Democratic Republican Alliance 1,257,314 14.74%
  French Section of the Workers International 1,091,934 12.80%
  Republican Federation 787,006 9.23%
  Conservatives 778,692 9.13%
  Popular Liberal Action 737,616 8.65%
  Independent Socialists 316,692 3.71%
  Nationalists 149,564 1.75%
  Others 72,566 0.85%
  Independent Radicals 23,339 0.27%
  Revolutionary Socialists 2,903 0.03%
  • Left-wing Opposition : 12.83%
  • Centre-left Majority : 57.55%
  • Right-wing Opposition : 28.76%
Popular vote
PRRRS
  
38.83%
ARD
  
14.74%
SFIO
  
12.80%
FR
  
9.23%
Conservatives
  
9.13%
ALP
  
8.65%
SI
  
3.71%
Nationalists
  
1.75%
Others
  
1.16%

Parliamentary Groups [2][edit]

Affiliation Party Seats
Left (Opposition)
  French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) 75
Centre-Left (Majority)
  Independent Socialists 24
  Republican, Radical and Radical-Socialist Party (PRRRS) 262
  Republicans of the Left 85
Right (Opposition)
  Republican Federation 59
  Conservatives and Right 60
  Popular Liberal Action 30
Total 595

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