By writing with AFP
Six weeks after the presidential election in April, the three candidates who came out on top find themselves in the legislative elections, with the winner Emmanuel Macron who indirectly faces the RN Marine Le Pen and the Insoumis Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
But this time, the duel has settled between Emmanuel Macron’s camp and the left-wing alliance formed around Jean-Luc Mélenchon (LFI-PS-EELV-PCF), which the polls give neck and neck. elbow, with abstention as referee. It could reach a new record, between 52 and 56%, beyond the 51.3% of June 11, 2017.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon explains to L’Express why he is confident about these legislative elections. “It’s a great makeover! I know that my victory is possible. I’m not saying it’s certain or it’s done, but it’s possible. I am obliged to maneuver according to this, in a sluggish campaign where I have an interest in constantly creating a climate. »
“If I am Prime Minister, Macron will try to kill me”
Further reinforced by a breakthrough in the vote of French people living abroad, Jean-Luc Mélenchon keeps repeating that he intends to make the legislative “a third round”, hoping to be “Prime Minister” in the event of a majority of the Nupes .
“If I am Prime Minister, Macron will try to kill me”, continues the Insoumis. Mélenchon does not mince his words. Recently, he shocked by saying that “the police kill” after the death of the passenger of a car victim of police fire during a control in Paris.
According to the latest polls, the presidential coalition would come out on top, closely followed by the left-wing Nupes alliance, and could only have a relative majority. Then comes the RN, then far behind the right of the Republicans and Reconquest!, the far-right formation led by Eric Zemmour.