in Montbéliard, the union of the rights “annoys a little” the voters of the National Rally | EUROtoday

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Sitting at a desk along with his spouse, Yvonne, on the terrace of the Café central in Montbéliard (Doubs), Daniel Kudelka is ready for his automobile being serviced to be prepared. On this June afternoon, town heart is remodeled into an oven. The couple, he 80 years previous and she or he 70 years previous, have at all times been “right-wing and Gaullist”.

Yvonne and Daniel Kudelka, retirees, in Montbéliard, June 18, 2024. “I am not racist, I employed foreigners and things went well.  But what we see now, this delinquency, is no longer possible.  » Yvonne and Daniel Kudelka, retirees, in Montbéliard, June 18, 2024. “I am not racist, I employed foreigners and things went well.  But what we see now, this delinquency, is no longer possible.  »

The former boss of a design workplace instantly continues with a nostalgic smile: “You know that I witnessed the first attack against General de Gaulle in the early 1960s? » The man lived in Romilly-sur-Seine (Aube), two barrels of gasoline hidden under sand had exploded as the presidential DS passed by on its way to Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises (Haute-Marne), without making any damage. He remembers “gendarmes and their machine guns”. Is this the founding act of his political consciousness? “In the past, I voted for the RPR”he admits.

It's end. Today, Daniel and Yvonne Kudelka slip National Rally (RN) ballots into the poll bins. They are removed from being the one ones of their division. In 2022, within the second spherical, Nathalie Fritsch, RN candidate in 3e constituency of Doubs, adopted with 49.2% his rival from Ensemble, Nicolas Pacquot.

“Generally fed up”

In the 4e neighboring constituency, tough to separate because the “Peugeot basin” kinds a complete, it was Géraldine Grangier, RN regional councilor for Burgundy-Franche-Comté, who received, with 51%. Certainly, Jordan Bardella capped at 29.4% in Montbéliard on the finish of the European election, however his social gathering is betting huge on the north of Doubs for these legislative elections. “There is general fed up”confirms Daniel Kudelka.

Matthieu Bloch, LR candidate supported by the RN in Montbéliard (Doubs), June 18, 2024. The union of the rights “triggers immense enthusiasm among people who say: “Finally, you understand!”  » Matthieu Bloch, LR candidate supported by the RN in Montbéliard (Doubs), June 18, 2024. The union of the rights “triggers immense enthusiasm among people who say: “Finally, you understand!”  »

The prospect, for the National Rally, of conquering the threee constituency aroused inside needs. Jacques Ricciardetti, departmental delegate, would have fortunately seen himself there. Alas, the social gathering management determined in favor of Nathalie Fritsch, judged ” legitimate “. Until the earthquake: the investiture of the RN lastly granted to the departmental secretary of the Republicans, Matthieu Bloch, a 41-year-old notary clerk, mayor of Colombier-Fontaine and above all near Eric Ciotti. In Montbéliard, some suspect a broader settlement which might materialize in 2026 for municipal elections. ” Off topic “replied activists from each teams.

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Matthieu Bloch, who we guess is delighted with the chance whereas the LR candidacy deliberate at first and dropping upfront had been awarded to Philippe Duvernoy, deputy mayor of Montbéliard, highlights his need to beat “the left front”. The union of rights, in response to him, “triggers immense enthusiasm in people who say: “Finally, you got it!” ».

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