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Raphaël Glucksmann (center), head of the list for the PS and Public Place in the European elections, during a campaign meeting, in Marseille, June 1, 2024.

No want to attend for the end result of the European elections. On the left, the exegeses of the outcomes are prepared, or virtually, with a view to the change within the inner stability of energy, anticipated on the night of June 9. While the 2022 presidential election had established the domination of La France insoumise (LFI), by means of the New Ecological and Social Popular Union (Nupes), the European election ought to change the scenario, and restore the picture of a Socialist Party (PS ) lastly out of the lean years.

As for the previous leaders of the PS, the matter is obvious: a very good rating from their candidate would signify a robust return of a “governing” left, after years of fading behind LFI. Raphaël Glucksmann is credited with 14.5% of voting intentions, in keeping with the Ipsos Institute survey, in partnership with Cevipof, the Montaigne Institute, the Jean-Jaurès Foundation and The world, revealed on June 3. The head of the PS-Place publique listing is given third, simply behind that of the presidential majority, led by Valérie Hayer (16%), however far forward of that of the “rebellious”, led by Manon Aubry (8%).

The leaders of LFI, who might end in fourth place, see the socialists because the symptom of the return of “old left”, that of the previous President of the Republic François Hollande, synonymous for them with betrayals and accountable, in keeping with them, for the start of Macronism. This narrative of the 2 lefts, carried on one facet by LFI chief Jean-Luc Mélenchon, and on the opposite by Raphaël Glucksmann and his socialist godfathers, has develop into firmly established within the marketing campaign. The duel ought to proceed because of the recomposition of a political panorama hitherto frozen on the left, with a view to the presidential election of 2027.

On the LFI facet, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has begun to determine proof of a fourth candidacy on his half within the Élysée vote, by making the European election the ” first round ” of the subsequent presidential election. Aware of not being the pure candidate of the left – as he’s contested by his former companions in Nupes – the previous socialist senator has returned to his technique of everlasting division. A means, in keeping with a framework of its motion, of “create the irremediable” and to jeopardize any prospect of reconciliation with the PS.

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At a gathering in Toulouse, Saturday 1er June, he adopted conspiratorial overtones, suggesting that all the things was carried out to sabotage the vote in favor of LFI in working-class neighborhoods, and opening the way in which to a problem to the outcomes. The subsequent day, in a weblog publish, he estimated that in France, anti-Semitism was “residual”, reactivating the trial in opposition to him on the topic. Tuesday, on Sud-Radio, the chief of the PS, Olivier Faure, castigated a “incomprehensible slippage”. “Jean-Luc Mélenchon is doing everything to make an alliance impossible”he had judged a month earlier, on the identical radio, estimating that the founding father of LFI, with whom he had joined Nupes for the legislative elections of 2022, was going “irreconcilable”.

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