French legislative election, 1834

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French legislative election, 1834
July Monarchy
← 1831 21 June 1834 1837 →
  First party Second party Third party
  AduC 225 Mortier (E.A.C.J., duc de Trévise, 1768-1835).JPG Jacques Laffitte.jpg Dupin, André.jpg
Leader Édouard Mortier Jacques Laffitte André Dupin
Party Resistance Party Movement Party Third Party
Leader's seat Nord Seine-Inférieure Nièvre
Seats won 320 75 50
Popular vote 89,885 21,073 14,036
Percentage 69.5% 16.3% 10.9%

French National Assembly 1834.svg
Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

Prime Minister before election

Jean-de-Dieu Soult
Resistance Party

Elected Prime Minister

Jean-de-Dieu Soult
Resistance Party

The 1834 general election organized the third legislature of the July Monarchy. The election was held on 21 June.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote.

Results[edit]

Party Leader Votes  % Seats
  Resistance Party Édouard Mortier 89,885 69.5% 320
  Movement Party Jacques Laffitte 21,073 16.3% 75
  Third Party André Dupin 14,036 10.9% 50
  Legitimists Alphonse de Lamartine 4,218 3.3% 15
Total 129,211[1] 100% 460

Louis-Philippe of France dissolved the legislature on 3 October 1837.

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