• In Nice, historically LR, the outgoing president won 25.13% of the vote.

  • A score obtained surely thanks to the rallying of the mayor Christian Estrosi.

  • The Alpes-Maritimes department voted overwhelmingly for the National Rally candidate, Marine Le Pen (26.64%).

The candidate La République en Marche (LREM) Emmanuel Macron came first in the first round of the presidential election in Nice with 25.13% of the vote.

Marine Le Pen follows with 22.39% and Jean-Luc Mélenchon who wins 21.58% of the votes cast.

Christian Estrosi's campaign

Results which reflect a turmoil in the historic lands of the party Les Républicains (LR) where the candidate Valérie Pécresse barely reaches 5.10% of the votes.

She is preceded by Eric Zemmour who obtains a score of 14.25%.

The highest score is still that of abstention, which stands at 29.78%.

Emmanuel Macron gains 5 points more than in the first round of the last presidential election in the Riviera capital (20.52%).

In 2017, the outgoing president's party only came in third place, behind François Fillon (LR), who then obtained 26.09% of the vote, and Marine Le Pen (RN), at 25.28%.

An effect which can be explained by the rallying of the ex-LR mayor Christian Estrosi who led a campaign for the head of state.

Throughout this campaign, we have indicated that nothing is a foregone conclusion.

This election will have taken place under exceptional conditions.

The President of the Republic @EmmanuelMacron has always been present and has been able to be systematically by our side.

#withyou pic.twitter.com/kjYXeWLOXv

— Christian Estrosi (@cestrosi) April 10, 2022

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A blue Navy card

Sunday evening, the mayor of Nice called for mobilization behind the outgoing president, in particular by appealing "to the voters who voted for the candidate from [his] former political family".

At the level of the department, where the participation reached 73.25%, it is the candidate of the National Rally who wins in the vast majority of municipalities.

Marine Le Pen obtained 26.64% of the votes cast, just ahead of Emmanuel Macron and his 24.99% of the vote.

The candidate of La France insoumise comes in third place with 16.57%.

Cities like Nice, Cannes and Antibes, historically LR, see the outgoing president in the lead and their candidate barely exceeding 5%.

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  • Elections

  • Presidential election 2022

  • Nice

  • Emmanuel Macron

  • Marine Le Pen

  • Jean-Luc Melenchon

  • The Republic on the March (LREM)

  • Paca