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The Radical Left Party (PRG) and 4 different small political teams offered, Friday March 15, their joint checklist for the European elections on June 9. There “only progressive rally list” And “100% Nupes-free Guaranteed”in response to Guillaume Lacroix, boss of the PRG, who will lead it.

This checklist brings collectively the PRG, which left in the course of the 2019 European elections with the Socialist Party (PS), in addition to: the regionalist occasion Regions and Solidarity Peoples, which was on a joint checklist in 2019 with Europe-Ecologie-Les Verts (EELV) , the Movement of Progressives (MDP), the Citizens' Movement (MDC), the Collective of Conservative Social Democrats and Volt France (from the pan-European occasion Volt Europa).

Four of the elements on the checklist are a part of the La Convention motion, launched final yr by former Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, who left the PS after the creation of Nupes in 2022, specified Guillaume Lacroix, himself near the previous minister.

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In second place on the checklist will likely be Lydie Massard, outgoing MEP (Regions and Peoples in Solidarity), who has been sitting within the European Parliament since final September, changing the ecologist Yannick Jadot, who grew to become a senator. On the checklist can even be Patrick Molinoz, vice-president of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté area and basic delegate of the PRG, and Juliette Méadel, the previous PS secretary of state in control of sufferer support earlier than calling for vote for Emmanuel Macron in 2017 and 2022, and to hitch, in 2022, the Progressive Federation of François Rebsamen, mayor of Dijon.

Opposition to the Nupes alliance

“This list is” a small political efficiency “of reconciliation of political groups hitherto presented as irreconcilable”, declared Guillaume Lacroix to the press, satisfied that she “a political space”. Moving to the suitable, “Emmanuel Macron has cleared a space, which the balkanized, exploded Nupes can no longer represent, due to a credibility problem”affirmed the boss of the PRG, very against the alliance concluded with a view to the legislative elections in 2022 between the PS, EELV, and the French Communist Party with La France insoumise, which fractured final October.

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“We have a duty and a requirement for responsibility”added Mr. Lacroix, who claims to have “reached out” to Raphaël Glucksmann, head of the checklist of the PS and Place publique to the Europeans, the Socialist Party and Europe Ecologie-Les Verts to search out “a responsible unit”however having obtained in return “delusional responses”. “If they broke up the Nupes, why not extend [cette démarche par] a union around a democratic and republican left”he requested, earlier than including: “Today, the left has decided to be useless”.

Wishing “a Europe that functions, a Europe that protects, a Europe that respects”the members of the checklist significantly insisted on the necessity for a Europe the place the territories will likely be “better represented”.

The checklist is at the moment credited with 0.5 to 1% of voting intentions, i.e. beneath the edge of 5% of votes forged mandatory to take a seat within the European Parliament.

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