If we are only interested in the result that appears on paper after this first round of the French legislative elections, the most important information is that the alliance of parties which supports Emmanuel Macron will constitute the largest group to The national assembly. Will that be enough for it to have an absolute majority or not? We will only know after the second round, in a week. At the same time, Nupes, the left-wing alliance led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon, failed to place its leader as Prime Minister. In spite of everything, it will form the strongest opposition force to the new National Assembly.
So much for the distribution of seats to be expected. Let’s move on to the atmosphere. She is calamitous. The majority of French people – and even 70% of those under 35 – did not deign to vote on Sunday.
When Emmanuel Macron was elected president in 2017, he stressed that he would restore citizens’ confidence in politics. Five years later, after
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