French National Elections - 1928

Archive Report

In the general election to be held in France, April 22, 1928, all candidates who obtain a clear majority will be declared elected to the French Parliament. A second poll will be held on April 29 in those districts where no candidate obtained an absolute majority. The second election is a choice between the candidates who headed the lists at the first poll. The second election will be the more important of the two, for it is expected that a second ballot will be necessary in about two-thirds of the constituencies.

The second ballot will be of special advantage to the parties of the Left, for on that ballot it will be possible for them to enter combinations calculated to produce majorities for their candidates. ...

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