Rassemblement National is forward in 297 constituencies | EUROtoday

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According to figures from the Interior Ministry, the right-wing populist occasion is forward in 297 of a complete of 577 constituencies. The partially left-wing populist New Popular Front got here first in 159 constituencies. President Emmanuel Macron's Ensemble occasion alliance acquired essentially the most votes in 70 constituencies.

In 76 constituencies, the election winners achieved the required absolute majority within the first spherical and on the similar time acquired the mandatory 25 % of the votes of all eligible voters. Of these, 39 went to the RN, 32 to the New Popular Front, two to Macron's occasion alliance Ensemble and one to the Republicans.

The 239 constituencies wherein three candidates have certified for the runoff might be essential for the end result of the second spherical of voting subsequent Sunday. The New Popular Front and Macron's occasion alliance have known as on their third-placed candidates within the constituencies to withdraw their candidacy in order that the anti-RN votes usually are not distributed amongst totally different forces. They have till 6 p.m. on Tuesday to take action. It isn’t identified what number of candidates have complied with this request thus far.

According to the official ultimate end result printed on Monday, the occasion alliance of the Rassemblement National and the Republicans beneath their chairman Éric Ciotti acquired a complete of 33.15 % on the nationwide degree, the brand new Popular Front 27.99 %, Macron's occasion alliance Ensemble 20.04 % and the Republicans 6.57 %.

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