1795 French referendums

Two referendums were held in France on 6 September 1795: one adopting the Constitution of the Year III establishing the Directory, and another on the Two-Thirds Decree reserving two-thirds of the seats in the new Council of Five Hundred and Council of Ancients for former members of the National Convention.[1]

Constitutional ReferendumEdit

The official result was more than 95% in favor of the new constitution.[2]

French constitutional referendum, 1795
Choice Votes %
  Yes 1,057,390 95.48
No 49,978 4.52
Total votes 1,107,368 100.00

Two-Thirds Decree ReferendumEdit

Of the seven million eligible voters, only 4.49% of voters cast valid votes.[3]

Two-Thirds Decree referendum, 1795
Choice Votes %
  Yes 205,498 65.39
No 108,754 34.61
Total votes 314,252 100.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Émile Ducoudray, "Vendémiaire (Journée du 13)", in Albert Soboul (dir.), Dictionnaire historique de la Révolution française , Paris, PUF, 1989 (rééd. Quadrige, 2005, p. 1076-1079)
  2. ^ "Référendum sur la constitution de 1795, an III, MJP, université de Perpignan". Archived from the original on 2020-11-07. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  3. ^ "Référendum sur le decret des deux tiers 1795, an III, MJP, université de Perpignan". Archived from the original on 2020-08-20. Retrieved 2020-01-22.