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1813 Spanish general election

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1813 Spanish general election

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All 149 seats of the Congress of Deputies
75 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
Party Liberals Absolutist "Persians"
Seats won 80 69

General elections to the Cortes Generales were held in Spain in 1813. At stake were all 149 seats in the Congress of Deputies.


The 1813 elections were the first ones held since the approval of the 1812 Cádiz Constitution. Vote was secret for the first time. All males over 21 years old, a total of 3,216,460 people,[2] had the right to vote.


Party Seats
Liberals 80
Absolutists (also called "persas") 69
Total 149


  1. ^ Cuadro de elecciones. CSIC
  2. ^ López, C. B., Carreras, A., & Tafunell, X. (2005). Estadísticas históricas de España: siglos XIX-XX (Vol. 1). Fundacion BBVA. pp. 1089.