Macron conquers National Assembly
With 90% of voters accounted for, President of France Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche! (Republic on the Move -LREM) and his MoDem ally head by François Bayrou had won 31.9 percent support, Interior Ministry results showed.
The conservative party ‘Les Républicains and allied centre-right Union of Democrats and Independents held 18.9% the National Front 13.8% and the Socialists 7.45%.
Pollsters project Macron’s alliance could win as many as three-quarters of the seats in the lower house after next week’s second round of voting. (Photo: illustration)