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Legislative elections 2024

After a number of days of silence, MEP Raphaël Glucksmann affirmed on France Inter that the one factor that issues is to beat RN. LFI, the PS, EELV and the PCF introduced, after a protracted day of negotiations yesterday, that they’d agreed on an inventory of single candidates “in the constituencies of France”. On the proper, the Republican political workplace ought to ratify the exclusion of Éric Ciotti. Follow developments within the political state of affairs dwell.

The main candidate of the Socialist Party (PS) and Place Publique in the European Parliament election, Raphael Glucksmann, addresses his supporters, June 9, 2024.
The essential candidate of the Socialist Party (PS) and Place Publique within the European Parliament election, Raphael Glucksmann, addresses his supporters, June 9, 2024. © Sameer al-Doumy, AFP

The important :

  • Raphaël Glucksmann, head of the PS-Place publique record, visitor of France Inter, declares that “the only thing to do is to unite the left”.
  • Another anticipated political assembly: after the formalization of its frequent program, the New Popular Front will maintain a press convention at 11:30 a.m. on the Maison de la Chimie in Paris.
  • On Thursday, the motion bringing collectively the Socialist Party (related to Génération. s), La France insoumise (related to the New Anticapitalist Party), Europe Écologie-Les Verts and the French Communist Party, additionally introduced the sharing of constituencies for the legislative elections: 229 for LFI, 175 for the PS, 92 for the Ecologists and 50 for the Communists.
  • On the left, even essentially the most hostile wing of La France insoumise helps this settlement, together with the previous head of the socialist state François Hollande. To block the “extreme right”, “we are going beyond the differences”, he defined on TF1.

With AFP and Reuters

  • The left-wing forces, united within the New Popular Front, introduced after 4 days of negotiations that they’d “sealed” a “government program”.

  • The LFI deputy for the Somme François Ruffin affirmed Thursday that he “feels capable” of turning into Prime Minister if the left wins the early legislative elections, the day after an identical declaration by the chief of La France insoumise, Jean-Luc Mélenchon .

  • The first secretary of the Socialist Party, Olivier Faure, declared that he “does not disqualify” the rebellious chief Jean-Luc Mélenchon from turning into Prime Minister within the occasion of a victory for the left within the early legislative elections.

  • The presidential coalition for the early legislative elections will likely be known as “Together for the Republic”. A marketing campaign “strategic committee” met on the headquarters of the presidential celebration Renaissance within the presence of Gabriel Attal and several other ministers and the leaders of the bulk events, Stéphane Séjourné (Renaissance), Édouard Philippe (Horizons), François Bayrou ( MoDem), Hervé Marseille (UDI).