Europe 1 with AFP 5:13 p.m., May 18, 2022

The former adviser to the Élysée, LREM Jérôme Peyrat, has announced the withdrawal of his candidacy for the legislative elections of June 12 and 19, when he was convicted of domestic violence.

The majority deputy had been sentenced in 2020 to a suspended fine of 3,000 euros in a case of violence against an ex-companion.

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