Raquel Garrido, dissident rebellious candidate, says she is “ready to withdraw” | EUROtoday

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EShe will take duty. Coming third in her constituency of Seine-Saint-Denis, Raquel Garrido, dissident Insoumise candidate, mentioned she was able to withdraw from the second spherical of the legislative elections. She solely acquired 23.6% of the votes in her constituency of Seine-Saint-Denis, forward of Aly Diouara, official candidate of the New Popular Front (NFP), at 33.1% and Aude Lagarde (UDI) at 24. .5%, in line with the outcomes of the Ministry of the Interior.

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“I have the possibility of maintaining myself”, she reacted this Monday morning, on the set of TF1, welcoming superb outcomes, “more than what I had achieved in 2022”. But “logic would dictate that the second on the left should withdraw, I am ready,” she conceded.

READ ALSO The outcomes of the primary spherical, constituency by constituency “I ask that everyone have a sense of responsibility. I am ready to withdraw,” she continued, saying she anticipated the identical withdrawal within the constituencies of different dissident candidates akin to Alexis Corbière, who got here in forward of the candidate formally nominated by the NFP. The candidates have till Tuesday 6 p.m. to resolve whether or not or to not proceed.

The purged of LFI

Breaking with the LFI management, Raquel Garrido was not invested beneath the NFP banner and was abruptly changed by one other candidate. “Lifetime investitures do not exist,” mentioned chief Jean-Luc Mélenchon, believing that it was essential to “expand candidacies to union and community activists” and reserve “very winnable seats” for them, instead of sure historic outgoing deputies, akin to Raquel Garrido..

Raquel Garrido had deplored that she was being made to “pay for the crime of lèse-Mélenchon”. “Shame on you Jean-Luc Mélenchon. It's sabotage. But I will do better. We will do better”, she had written on her X account, denouncing “methods that disgust”.

READ ALSO In Drancy, at Raquel Garrido's, the shadow of Lagarde hovers over a disunited left Elected in 2022 to the National Assembly, she put an finish to the twenty-year reign of the UDI centrists within the fifthe constituency of Seine-Saint-Denis.


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