Election 1978

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
CeD
RPR 30.0 142 22.5
UDF|MD 26.2 124
CNIP1 2.1 10 2.8 -0.6
MP2 0 2.0
RP 10.6 +3.4
CDS 5.2
PRV 1.9
CeG
PS 21.5 102 22.8 +3.7
PCF 18.1 86 20.6 -0.8
MRG 0 2.2 +0.5
gauche 2.1 10 1.4
V 0 2.0
LO 0 1.7 +0.9
PSU 0 1.1 -0.9
1 Includes 525975 votes cast for candidates running under the party label CNIP independently from the UDF alliance.
2 Includes 362141 votes cast for candidates running under the party label MP independently from the UDF alliance.
Date
19 Mar 1978
Total seats: 474
Cabinets
31 Mar 1978 – Barre II
22 May 1981 – Mauroy I
Sources
Nohlen and Stöver (2010)
Wikipedia
· EN – French legislative election, 1978
Votes
Electorate: 34,424,388
Total votes: 28,656,845
Valid votes: 28,098,115
Calculated (2017-11-28 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 6.2 (4.2)
Disp. 6.4 · Adv.ratio: 1.51
Polarization: 0.50
Description
Parliament was dissolved after Mitterrand won the presidential election.