in Val-d'Oise, the conflict between two Frances, “I vote for values, against other values” | EUROtoday

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Values ​​towards values. Words towards phrases. France towards France. The municipalities are neighbors, the votes are at reverse poles, like a focus of the electoral and political shock in progress for the reason that dissolution of June 9. In the 9e constituency of Val-d'Oise, Gonesse and Roissy-en-France share the identical territory, on the sting of the agricultural areas of Ile-de-France, however inform two tales, two societies, two visions.

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The first, in an city space, highly regarded, put the outgoing deputy La France insoumise (LFI) within the lead with virtually 50% of the votes in the course of the first spherical of the early legislative elections, Sunday June 30. The second, rural, vacationer, pushed by the exercise of the worldwide airport, positioned the candidate supported by the National Rally (RN) properly within the lead, with greater than 43% of the votes.

A situation that’s discovered on the constituency stage, with working-class cities (Goussainville, Louvres) on the left, that are against rural communes largely favorable to the acute proper. The second spherical guarantees to be tight, Sunday July 7, with the outgoing deputy Arnaud Le Gall (LFI, 36.5%) going through Agnès Marion (RN, ex-Reconquête!, 32.7%) and voters from Les Républicains (LR) and the presidential coalition Ensemble in a scenario of arbitration.

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“I can’t stand them”

The voters of the RN of Roissy-en-France now not have any taboo to speak about immigration and their rejection, abysmal, visceral, of delicate neighborhoods, of those suburbs way more distant, of their illustration of the world, than the locations the place the Roissy planes take off. Their phrases are brutal and categorical way more than an electoral alternative, an impossibility of their eyes of dwelling collectively.

Liliane Littière, for instance, 66 years previous, a voluble retired saleswoman, a resident of Roissy for forty years, slipped in an RN poll paper and accompanied him, as he left the polling station, together with her certainties. “I no longer recognize France”she says. “The Popular Front will bring in even more immigrants”, she provides. And this precision which exhibits that rejection additionally happens on the street, at house: “I have three neighbors who left, replaced by three Muslim couples.”

Lilianne Litière, 66 years previous.  “Before in my neighborhood we were quiet, there were only white people.  » In Roissy-en-France (Val-d'Oise), June 30, 2024. Lilianne Litière, 66 years old.  “Before in my neighborhood we were quiet, there were only white people.  » In Roissy-en-France (Val-d'Oise), June 30, 2024.

Maria Teresa, 76, doesn’t need her final title revealed. What is at stake for her is existential. “Even on all fours, I would have come to vote RN.” His father, a mason, his mom, a housewife, had arrived from Italy within the Nineteen Fifties. “You should be respectful, they instructed us! » His phrases even grow to be vulgar when anger takes over.

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