Presidential coalition loses parliamentary majority in French elections

Presidential coalition loses parliamentary majority in French elections

Presidential coalition lost majority in parliament in French elections

French President Emmanuel Macron (file photo)   The presidential coalition lost its majority in parliament in the elections in France

The preliminary results of the vote count were published by the Le Figaro newspaper

lost its majority in France's National Assembly after elections on Sunday. This follows from the preliminary result of the count of votes, published by the newspaper Le Figaro.

Emmanuel Macron's supporters will have no less than 205 and no more than 235 mandates, while for the majority it was necessary to get 289 seats. The left-wing coalition led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon takes second place with 170-190 seats.

Third place goes to Marie Le Pen's National Rally. It receives from 75 to 95 seats. This is ten times more than they had before the elections. And this is the best result in their history – before that, the 1986 elections were the best for them, when they received 35 mandates.