The final results of the recent legislative elections in France have been confirmed and show that president Macron’s Ensemble! coalition has failed to gain the absolute majority (minimum of 289 out of 577 seats).
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For the second round, the abstention rate was 53.77%, 1,235,844 blank votes were counted (i.e. 2.54% of registered voters and 5.5% of voters) compared with 362,193 in the first round.
The new deputies (MPs) take office on Wednesday June 22. The 16th legislature opens on 28 June at 15:00 with a public session devoted in particular to the election of the president of the National Assembly.
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