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France’s National Rally seen leading popular vote in snap elections – IFOP

By Thomson Reuters Jun 20, 2024 | 10:04 AM

PARIS (Reuters) – Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Rally is seen leading the race ahead of France’s parliamentary elections, an IFOP poll for broadcaster TF1/LCI and Le Figaro showed on Thursday, ahead of the leftwing Popular Front and President Emmanuel Macron’s centrists.

The poll said the National Rally would secure 34% of the vote, while the Popular Front would reach 29% and Macron’s Together bloc 22% – in line with other recent opinion polls. The first round of voting is slated for June 30.

The survey, which is a simulated national popular vote without making seat projections in each district, does not allow for a direct forecast of the balance of power in France’s next National Assembly.

(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)