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French legislative election, 1877

The 1877 general election held to elect the third legislature of the 3rd Republic was held on 14 and 28 October 1877 after President Patrice de MacMahon dissolved the National Assembly, elected in 1876 to benefit the conservatives and royalists. It is noteworthy, however, to say that even though the monarchists lost the election, they increased their seat total over 1876- the Republicans lost 80 seats, but retained a majority advantage of 313 seats over the opposition.

It is the only election, along with the 1997 election, where the sitting President lost a general election which they had called. This election proved a serious defeat for those hoping for a restoration of the monarchy, such as MacMahon.

Results

Parliamentary Groups

Affiliation Party Seats
Republicans
  Republican Union 313
Right
  Bonapartists 104
  Legitimists 44
  Orleanists 11
Others
49
Total 521

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  • Roi et President
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