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1837 French legislative election

1837 French legislative election

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  First party Second party
  Mathieu-Louis Molé.JPG Thiersyoung.jpg
Leader Louis-Mathieu Molé Adolphe Thiers
Party Ministerial Centre-left
Leader's seat Saône-et-Loire Bouches-du-Rhône
Seats won 168 142
Popular vote 54,922 46,426
Percentage 36.2% 30.6%

French National Assembly 1837.svg
Composition of the Chamber of Deputies

Prime Minister before election

Louis-Mathieu Molé
Ministerial

Elected Prime Minister

Louis-Mathieu Molé
Ministerial

The 1837 general election organized the fourth legislature of the July Monarchy. The election was held on 4 November.

Only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote.

Louis-Philippe of France dissolved the legislature in the absence of a majority on 2 February 1839.

Results

Party Leader Votes % Seats
  Ministerial centre Louis-Mathieu Molé 54,922 36.2% 168
  Centre-left Adolphe Thiers 46,426 30.6% 142
  Centre-right François Guizot 20,937 13.8% 64
  Third Party André Dupin 18,358 12.1% 56
  Republicans Alexandre Ledru-Rollin 6,220 4.1% 19
  Legitimists Pierre-Antoine Berryer 4,855 3.2% 15
Total 151,720[1] 100% 464

Sources