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Big win for far-right in first round of French elections

todayJuly 1, 2024 10

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The far-right National Rally has dominated the first round of voting in French parliamentary elections. According to exit polls the anti-immigration party secured 34 percent of the vote while the left-wing coalition won roughly 28 percent. Emmanuel Macron’s centrists came third. The French President is urging voters to unite to block a National Rally majority in the runoff election on July 7th. William Denselow reports from Paris.

 

Written by: Leonard Witbeen

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