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Macron’s bloc takes the lead in first round of French parliamentary elections

June 13, 2022, 05:19

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The bloc of the incumbent French president received 25.75% of the vote, and the bloc of left-wing parties Nupes – 25.66%.

Parliamentary elections in France: Macron's bloc is still ahead, but the advantage is minimal


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In France the counting of votes is over in the first round of parliamentary elections. Incumbent President Emman Wale Macron’s Ensemble (“Together”) bloc took the lead after a certain backlog and defeated the Left Union party of Jean-Luc Mélenchon in the first round of elections. The advantage is minimal – 0.9% and received 25.66%.

Macron’s bloc received 25.75% of the vote. The Left Union party of Jean-Luc Mélenchon lagged behind and received 25.66%. And the party “National Association” received 18.68% of the vote.

Results of the first round of parliamentary elections in France

Results of the first round of parliamentary elections in France

Le Figaro

Recall a few hours ago, Macron’s party was in second place.

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As The Economist wrote, losing the parliamentary elections would significantly complicate the position of the incumbent presidentespecially in the matter of introducing his reforms. The second round of elections to the French parliament will take place in a week, on May 19.




Prepared by: Julia Lavryshyn

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