The party of the President of France Emmanuel Makron “Go Republic!” the lead in the second round of elections to the National Assembly of France. On Sunday, June 18, RIA Novosti reported citing the interior Ministry.
At the moment we know the election results in 306 of 577 constituencies, 141 of them the victory was won by representatives of the movement “Forward the Republic!” in 21 candidate of the Union party MoDem (“Democratic movement”).
The center-right party the Republicans got 72 of the parliamentary mandate, the socialist party — 20, centre-right “Union of Democrats and independent” – 15.
Elections to the national Assembly are held by the majority system, candidates are elected in single-member districts. In the second round are the candidates that received at least 12.5 percent of the votes in the first round.
The first round of voting was held a week ago, on June 11. The party of the President of France Emmanuel Makron “go Republic!” has gained 28.21% of the vote, center-right “Republicans” took 15.77 percent, “national front” marine Le Pen of 13.20 percent, “Rebellious France,” Jean-Luc Mélenchon — of 11.02 percent, the center-left socialist party — 7,44% of the votes.