Legislative elections 2024: Alliances and dissidences… Tour de France of candidates | EUROtoday

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Lhe election marketing campaign is now launched. The race towards time to submit their candidacy ended on Sunday night for candidates for the legislative elections within the 577 constituencies, on the finish of a loopy week of negotiations, alliances and dissidences which shook up the political panorama.

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Will the grand coalition of the brand new Popular Front survive inside tensions with LFI? How many candidates for the alliance between Éric Ciotti and the RN? What technique for macronia? What about Reconquest after the divorce between Éric Zemmour and Marion Maréchal? A glance again on the predominant bulletins, one week after the earthquake of dissolution.

New Popular Front

The deputy of La France insoumise, Adrien Quatennens, topic of tensions inside the motion and the New Popular Front on account of his conviction for home violence, introduced that he was withdrawing his candidacy within the North. That of the antifa registered S Raphaël Arnault, parachuted by LFI into Vaucluse, is making waves. Another controversy, the unconventional left motion refused to speculate a number of historic figures essential of the road of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, equivalent to Danielle Simonnet, Raquel Garrido and Alexis Corbière, triggering the disapproval of socialists and ecologists. Mélenchon, who stated he felt “capable” of being Prime Minister, assured that he wouldn’t impose himself: “If you think that I should not be Prime Minister, I will not be,” declared Sunday on France 3 the chief of the Insoumis.

READ ALSO Insoumis Adrien Quatennens declares renouncing his candidacy within the NorthTarget of assaults from La France insoumise through the European marketing campaign, the socialist Jérôme Guedj will face him within the legislative elections a Generations candidate, Hella Kribi-Romdhane, with an LFI substitute, Philippe Juraver. Meanwhile, former President François Hollande is working once more within the Corrèze constituency, the place he was elected 4 occasions.

The Republicans

It's a torn household going into the countryside. After his revolt, Éric Ciotti, the president of the Republicans, whose ousting was invalidated by the courts, introduced that “the gathering of the rights”, that’s to say its alliance with the National Rally, will current “at least 62 candidates.” He specified that other candidates will join them later.

READ ALSO For Nicolas Sarkozy, the dissolution risks plunging the country into “chaos”The anti-Ciotti LR branch, which is trying to maintain its voice, has for its part invested “nearly 400 candidates”, including the unknown Virgile Vanier, an entrepreneur in his forties who will challenge Éric Ciotti in the Alps- Maritimes.

National gathering

The RN is given at the top of our Cluster17 survey-Point, with 29.5% of the votes, just one point more than the new Popular Front. Marine Le Pen is representing herself in the 11th constituency of Pas-de-Calais, which includes her stronghold of Hénin-Beaumont. This time, she will not face the national secretary of EELV Marine Tondelier, who has decided to only be the deputy of Samira Laal, former head of the local PS section.

Marie-Caroline Le Pen, sister of Marine Le Pen, announced on X that she will run as a candidate for the National Rally in the fourth constituency of Sarthe. During the European elections of June 9, the RN dominated throughout Sarthe with 35.87% of the votes, surpassing the list of the majority and that of the PS-Place publique. In 2022, the fourth constituency of Sarthe almost tilted in favor of the RN during the legislative elections.


In total, 24 of the 35 ministers in the Attal government are candidates, starting with the Prime Minister in Hauts-de-Seine. Just like Stéphane Séjourné, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Secretary General of Renaissance, who recovers the constituency of Emmanuel Pellerin.

The outgoing presidential majority should not present a candidate in around twenty constituencies held by elected officials from the right or left or from the centrist Liot group, to block the far right. According to the lists of nominated candidates published by the three parties (Renaissance, Horizons, MoDem) on Sunday evening, the majority will not present any in the constituencies of outgoing LR deputies Michèle Tabarot, Marie-Christine Dalloz, Virginie Duby-Muller, Émilie Bonnivard, Nicolas Forissier and Julien Dive.

READ ALSO EXCLUSIVE. Bernard Cazeneuve: “Many left-wing voters feel like orphans”Still on the Renaissance side, in Paris, Gilles Le Gendre was not reinvested, the party preferring Jean Laussucq, LR councilor of Paris, elected in the 7th arrondissement of which Rachida Dati is the mayor. “By removing the Renaissance label from me, they gave me back my freedom and I intend to use it,” announced Gilles Le Gendre on BFMTV.


The far-right Reconquest movement will only present candidates in 330 constituencies out of 577 to favor “the architects of national unity” on the right, its president Éric Zemmour announced on X on Sunday evening.

“Reconquête therefore supports Éric Ciotti, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, (LR MP) Christelle D’Intorni and Guilhem Carayon”, the president of the Young Republicans, indicated Éric Zemmour who regrets that the National Rally refused “a true national union. “We would have liked to campaign in a true National Union, but the National Rally has repeatedly refused our proposal,” he lamented.

Not elected within the European elections, Jean Messiha, far-right polemicist and determine of the Reconquête! celebration, introduced his candidacy for the legislative elections within the sixth constituency of Hauts-de-Seine.