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Watch the second French prime minister Gabriel Attal casts his vote in a pivotal runoff election.

The outcome may hand a historic victory to Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Rally (RN) and its inward-looking, anti-immigrant imaginative and prescient — or produce a hung parliament and years of political impasse.

Should the nationalist, eurosceptic RN safe a majority, it will usher in France’s first far-right authorities since World War Two and ship shockwaves by the European Union at a time populist events are strengthening assist throughout the continent.

A hung parliament, in the meantime, would severely dent president Emmanuel Macron’s authority and herald a protracted interval of instability.