French legislative election, 1824

French legislative election, 1824
Kingdom of France
25 February and 6 March 1820

All 430 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
  Majority party Minority party
Leader Jean-Baptiste de Villèle François Guizot
Party Ultras Doctrinaires
Leader's seat Haute-Garonne Gard
Seats won 413 17
Seat change Increase 253 Decrease 177

Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

The 1824 general election organized the third legislature of the Second Restoration. The election was held on 25 February and 6 March.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote. The election was an overwhelming victory for Villèle and the ultras, as only 17 MPs of the opposition were re-elected (including Royer-Collard, Cécile Stanilas de Girardin, Benjamin Constant and Maximilien Sébastien Foy).


Party Seats
  Ultra-royalists 413
  Doctrinaires (Aide-toi) 17


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