The first results of the first round of parliamentary elections in France have been announced.

APA reports that the Interior Ministry reported this.

In the first round, the presidential coalition "Together" and the union of leftist forces NUPES received almost the same number of votes - 25.7 and 25.6 percent, respectively.

In third place is Marin Le Pen's National Unity Party with 18.7%.

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12.06.2022

22:31

In the first round of parliamentary elections in France, representatives of the left-wing coalition of the New People's Ecological and Social Union (NUPES) won the majority of votes.

APA reports that BFM TV channel reports this with reference to the forecast made by Elabe sociological service after the voting.

Representatives of the NUPES coalition, formed on the initiative of the leftist Jean-Luc Melanchon, received 26.2% of the vote.

"Together!"

The candidates of the ruling coalition received 25.8 percent of the vote.

However, due to the nature of the majority system in France, the ruling coalition will retain a majority of seats in parliament.

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