France: follow the first round of the legislative elections live
After the re-election of Emmanuel Macron last April, will the presidential party obtain a majority of deputies in the National Assembly?
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This Sunday, June 12, 2022, French voters are called to the polls to elect their deputies.
The 577 seats of the National Assembly are up for grabs for a new five-year term, according to the two-round majority system.
Follow live the first trends and the results of the first round of the legislative elections.
What you must remember :
• At 12 p.m., the turnout was 18.43%, down 0.8 points from 2017
• Candidates from the presidential majority in the lead in New Caledonia and Wallis-and-Futuna.
In the two constituencies of New Caledonia, the candidates of the presidential majority are in the lead, against a background of record abstention.
Less than one in three voters turned out.
• The poll this year is dominated by two camps.
On the one hand, the Together! coalition, supporting Emmanuel Macron, is seeking a parliamentary majority to govern.
On the other, the Union of the Left (Nupes) led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon is seeking to impose itself.
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