Europe 1 with AFP 6:06 p.m., May 9, 2022

Marion Maréchal, who is due to give birth to her second child in June, will not be a candidate in Vaucluse, said Monday on France Bleu Vaucluse, Bertrand de la Chesnais, coordinator of the Reconquest party!

of Éric Zemmour in this department.

Stanislas Rigault will present himself in the Vaucluse.

Marion Maréchal, former FN deputy who had joined the campaign of Éric Zemmour, will not be a candidate in the legislative elections, but Stanislas Rigault will run in Vaucluse.

Marion Maréchal, who is due to give birth to her second child in June, will not be a candidate in the Vaucluse, "we regret it very much", said Monday on

France Bleu Vaucluse

radio , Bertrand de la Chesnais, coordinator of the Reconquest party!

of Éric Zemmour in this department.

Stanislas Rigault candidate in the Vaucluse

"Today, that's it, her decision is made. We can understand her because indeed a pregnancy is not anything in the life of a woman" but she "will come to support us", has added the former campaign manager of Éric Zemmour.

"It's an extension of the presidential campaign. I hope to carry out this candidacy as best I can, with my youth and my desire to do lots of things," Stanislas Rigault told AFP.

On the competing RN candidacy, he assures that "to win without danger, one triumphs without glory".

Reconquest plans to present 550 candidates

Marine Le Pen came first in the Vaucluse in the first (29.4%) and second round (52%) of the presidential election.

Éric Zemmour won 10.03% of the vote.

After Éric Zemmour's score fell short of his hopes (7.07%) nationally, the young far-right party failed to mount the hoped-for union with Marine Le Pen's RN for the legislative elections. June 12 and 19.

Reconquest!

plans to present 550 candidates, but none against Eric Ciotti, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan or Marine Le Pen.

Eric Zemmour has not yet made up his mind whether or not to be a candidate for the legislative elections.

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