1846 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 290 168
Popular vote 155,718 90,282
Percentage 63.3% 36.7%

French National Assembly 1846.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 1846 general election organized the seventh legislature of the July Monarchy. The election was held on 1 August.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote.


Party Leader Votes % Seats
  Resistance Party François Guizot 155,718 63.3% 290
  Movement Party Adolphe Thiers 90,282 36.7% 168
Total 246,000[1] 100% 458

The legislature ended with the French Revolution of 1848.