1914 French legislative election

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French legislative election, 1914

← 1910 26 April and 10 May 1914 1919 →

All 595 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Joseph Caillaux.jpg Jean Jaurès, 1904, by Nadar.jpg Raymond Poincaré cph.3b09601.jpg
Leader Joseph Caillaux Jean Jaurès Raymond Poincaré
Party PRRRS SFIO PRD
Leader's seat Sarthe Tarn Meuse
Seats won 195 102 66
Seat change Decrease 66 Decrease 5 Decrease 47
Popular vote 1,530,188 1,413,044 819184
Percentage 18.15% 16.76% 9.72%
Swing Decrease 0.12% Decrease 3.77% Decrease 0.10%

France Chambre des deputes 1914.png
Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

Prime Minister before election

Gaston Doumergue
Independent Radicals

Elected Prime Minister

René Viviani
Republican-Socialist Party

The 1914 general elections were held on 26 April and 10 May 1914, three months before the outbreak of World War I. The Radical Party, a classical Liberal party, won a landslide victory, though the entirety of the chambers, from Catholics to socialists, united during the war to form the Union sacrée.

Results[edit]

Popular Vote[edit]

Party Votes % Vote
  French Section of the Workers International 1,413,044 16.76%
  Republican-Socialist Party 326,927 3.88%
  Radical-Socialist, Radical and Republic Party 1,530,188 18.15%
Non-PRRS Radical Republicans 1,399,830 16.6%
  Republicans of the Left 819,184 9.72%
  Republican Federation 1,588,075 18.84%
  Popular Liberal Action, monarchist and nationalist 1,297,722 15.39%
Miscellaneous and Other 56,086 0.7%
Popular vote
FR
18.8%
PRRRS
18.15%
SFIO
16.76%
RI
16.6%
ALP
15.5%
RG
9.7%
PRS
3.88%

Parliamentary Groups[edit]

Affiliation Party Seats
Left
  French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) 102
  Republican-Socialist Party (PRS) 24
Centre-Left and Centre
  Republican, Radical and Radical-Socialist Party (PRRRS) and non-inscrit Radicals 195
  Republican Union (ARD group and ARD-FR joint group) 88
  Republicans of the Left (RI-ARD joint group) 66
Right
  Republican Federation 37
  Popular Liberal Action 23
  Miscellaneous Right 15
Non-inscrits
51
Total 601

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