the presidential majority and nupes come first in the first round among French expatriates

Expatriates are very often Macronists – at least those who vote. This was demonstrated again on the night of Sunday 5 June to Monday 6 June with the results of the first round of general elections in her 11 constituencies where Emmanuel Macron largely won in the second round of presidential elections. with 86% votes.

In eight of them, the camp of the head of state prevailed with some comfortable results. In 2017, with an electorate that votes extremely low, with turnout often below 20%, the Macronists came close to the grand slam in the general election, winning in ten constituencies – nine for La République en Marche (LRM) and one for its ally , the modem.

This year 5e Constituency (Iberian Peninsula and Monaco) was the most scrutinized in metropolitan France for opposing the former prime minister Manuel Vallsinvested by LRM, going Stephane Vojetta, elected to the presidential camp in 2017 and who didn’t appreciate not being reinvested that year, now a dissident candidacy. Manuel Valls didn’t keep up with just 16.16% of the vote. With 24.59% of the votes, Mr. Vojetta will face in the second round Renaud LeBerre (Nupes), who came first with 27.88% of the vote. If chosen, Stéphane Vojetta has already expressed his desire to return to the presidential camp if re-elected.

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The other challenge for the macronists lies in the 9e Constituency (Maghreb and West Africa), whose outgoing deputy (LRM), M’jid El Guerrab, has decided not to stand again. He had said in May that he wanted to “to devote all his energy to his legal defense”Appealing his sentence to a year in prison and a two-year ban for attacking a former socialist leader, Boris Faure, with a helmet in 2017. In his place it is Elizabeth Moreno, former Minister for Gender Equality who was invested by LRM. This announced on Twitter that it goes into the second round with an official score of 28.05%. But she followed Karim Ben Cheikhthe candidate of Génération.s, invested by Nupes, which corresponds to 39.99% of the votes.

Roland Lescure (LRM) favorite in the 1st constituency

In which 1D Constituency (North America)the influential outgoing MP Roland Lescure (LRM), chairman of the National Assembly’s Economic Committee, is on track to retain his post after winning 35.87% of the vote in the first ballot. Former economist commented on Twitter : “First estimates give me the lead on the first lap in North America. I will find Florence Roger in the second round, June 10-15 on the web and June 18 at the ballot box. Congratulations to the other candidates and thank you to the thousands of voters who voted for us. » This year it is therefore the Nupes, With Florence Roger, author of a beautiful score, who will face him in the second round. The Montreal resident received 33.43% of the vote.

In which 6e Constituency (Switzerland and Liechtenstein), Marc Ferracci (MRL) is also in first place with 36.48% of the votes. He has to turn himself in in competition with Magali Mangin (Nupes) which adds up 20.27% of the votes. Setback for Joachim Son-Forget (4.43%), chosen in 2017 under the LRM label, since then support for Reconquête at Agir! in the presidential election. However, Eric Zemmour’s far-right party had not invested it and presented him with a candidate, Philippe Tissot.

That 3e Constituency (Northern Europe) see without surprise come out above Alexander Holroydthe outgoing MP (LRM) who collected 38.51% of the votes. He meets in the second round Charlotte Minvielle (Nupes) who collected 31.46%. Advance in same order for Pieyre-Alexandre Anglade (LRM) im 4e Constituency (Benelux), with 38.92% of the votes. He would find in the second round Cecilia Gondard (Nupes), with 32.46%. The outgoing deputy Fredrik Petit (Modem) also won the first round in which 7e Constituency (Central Europe)with 34.57% of the votes Asma Rharmaoui Claquin (Nupes), 26.06% of the votes he will find in the second ballot.

Meyer Habib (UDI) leads in the 8th constituency

in the Latin America and the Caribbean (2nde constituency), Eleanor Caroit also enters the second round for LRM with 33.98% Voices. Outgoing MP Paula Forteza, elected under the Macronist banner in 2017, left the majority in 2020 and did not stand again. Eléonore Caroit meets in the second round Christian Rodriguez (Nupes), which received 27.72% of the votes. Note: a very low turnout (14.93%).

In which 10e Constituency (Middle East and Africa)the outgoing Amelie Lakrafi (LRM) is also in a good position with 32.74% of the votes 22.53% at Chantal Mussa (Nupes), who will find her in the second round.

That 11e Constituency (Eastern Europe, Asia and Oceania, i.e. 49 countries)sees the outgoing MP, Anne Genetet (LRM), achieve a wide score in the first round (38.14%). She will face the second round Dominic Vidal. The Nupes candidate received 24.78% of the votes.

That 8the Constituency (especially Italy, Greece, Turkey and Israel)will be hotly contested. Meyer Habib (Union of Democrats and Independents), elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017, received 28.85% of the vote this year. He will face the second round Deborah Abisror-de Lieme (LRM), with 27.77% Voices. The Macron camp had invested Olivier Véran’s former chief of staff when he was health minister. Only 170 votes separate the two candidates, with a turnout of 12.08%.

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