1842 French legislative election

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  First party Second party
  Guizot 1843.jpg Thiersyoung.jpg
Leader François Guizot Adolphe Thiers
Party Resistance Party Movement Party
Leader's seat Calvados Bouches-du-Rhône
Seats won 266 193
Percentage 58.0% 42.0%

French National Assembly 1842.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 1842 general election organized the sixth legislature of the July Monarchy. The election was held on 9 July.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote.


Party Leader % Seats
  Resistance Party François Guizot 58.0% 266
  Movement Party Adolphe Thiers 42.0% 193
Total 100% 459

Louis-Philippe of France dissolved the legislature on 16 July 1846.[1]