Euro Nationalists Could Have Biggest-Ever Win in French Elections

With French voters reeling after President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement Sunday of a “snap” election of the parliament June 30, pundits and polls throughout Europe and the U.S. have started to analyze the chances of right-of-center nationalists winning.

Early signs are that they could not only take the National Assembly but put National Rally (RN) leader Marine Le Pen in a position to become prime minister— by far the biggest victory in Europe for any nationalist party.

According to a new survey of French voters by the Toluna Harris Interactive firm, the RN would leap from its present 88 seats to 235 to 265 seats. However, while this would make it the largest party in the assembly, it is not enough for a majority in the 577-seat chamber.

Read more at Newsmax© 2024 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

There is no custom code to display.