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French legislative election, 1816

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French legislative election, 1816

The 1816 French general election organized the first legislature of the Second Restoration. The election was held on 25 September and 4 October.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote.

All electors elected three-fifths of all deputies in the first round. In the second round, the most heavily taxed voted again to elect the remaining two-fifths of deputies.


Party Seats
  Moderate royalists 136
  Ultra-royalists 92
  Republicans and Bonapartists 20
  Liberal left 10


  • (French) Roi et President
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