Legislative elections 2022: Macron’s coalition narrowly wins over Mélenchon’s alliance, historic record for abstention

Legislative elections 2022: Macron’s coalition narrowly wins over Mélenchon’s alliance, historic record for abstention

The coalition around Emmanuel Macron and the left-wing alliance Nupes arrived almost tied on Sunday in the first round of the legislative elections, with 21,442 votes ahead only for Together!, according to the results of the Ministry of the Interior.

The Macronist alliance won 25.75% of the vote and the Nupes around Jean-Luc Mélenchon 25.66%.

Abstention rose to 52.49%, a historic record.

Follow behind: the National Rally (of Marine Le Pen) with 19.1%, the Republicans and allies with 13.9%, and Reconquest! with 4.1%.

Here are the projections in seats according to the Ipsos-Sopra Steria polling institute:

Together ! : between 255 and 295 seats
Nudes : between 150 and 190 seats
The Republicans : between 50 and 80 seats
national rally : between 20 and 45 seats.

As a reminder, the National Assembly has 577 seats.

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