Cover image: Yaël Braun-Pivet upon his arrival in Matignon, June 21, 2022. THOMAS COEX / AFP Find here the results of the 2022 legislative elections France is moving into the unknown after the second round of the legislative elections which resulted in the loss of Sunday, the absolute majority in the presidential coalition. Far from the necessary 289 seats, La République en Marche (LRM) and its allies – MoDem and Horizons – recorded a poor performance, and Emmanuel Macron suffered a major political setback. With 246 deputies, the smallest majority of the Fifth Republic is so weak that it opens up institutional questions: the executive will be forced to negotiate on each reform in order to be able to govern against 142 elected members of the New People’s Ecological and Social Union (Nupes) and a future strong National Rally group of 89 deputies – a historical record. The Republicans record 64 seats for deputies. The government is already promised a reshuffle: some of its members, beaten on Sunday, have automatically resigned according to a tacit rule imposed by the Elysée, like the ministers of ecological transition, Amélie de Montchalin, and health, Brigitte Bourguignon, and the Secretary of State responsible for the sea, Justine Benin. Although the winner of her legislative duel, Elisabeth Borne finds herself on borrowed time in such a political situation. To deal with this perilous political situation, Emmanuel Macron invited, on Tuesday and Wednesday, to the Elysée the representatives of the parties which constitute a group at the Assembly. The meaning of this meeting is to “discuss and [d’]exchanging for the higher interest of the nation and building solutions in the service of the French people”. The representatives of these political forces will be received successively. On the agenda Wednesday, June 22: In the post. Clément Beaune, Minister Delegate for Europe, will be questioned from 8:15 a.m. on Europe 1, while François Bayrou, President of MoDem and High Commissioner for Planning, will answer questions from France Inter from 8 a.m. 20. Olivier Véran, Minister Delegate for Relations with Parliament, will be the guest of RMC and BFM-TV from 8:30 a.m. Back to school. Marine Le Pen and all the deputies elected under the banner of the National Rally joined the Palais-Bourbon. The far right won, on Sunday June 19, not only a parliamentary group, which gives it increased resources and visibility, but it is sending 89 deputies to the National Assembly, almost three times more than the 35 deputies of the National Front. elected by proportional representation in 1986. Consultations. Emmanuel Macron continues his meetings with political leaders on Wednesday morning. He must notably meet Edouard Philippe (Horizons), Julien Bayou (Europe Ecologie-Les Verts) or even Adrien Quatennens (La France insoumise). Elections. From 9:15 a.m., a vote will decide between the four candidates (Aurore Bergé, Stella Dupont, Rémy Rebeyrotte and Guillaume Vuilletet) to determine who will take the presidency of the group La République en Marche and the continuation of Christophe Castaner, defeated in the second round of elections. legislative. At the end of the afternoon, from 5:30 p.m., a vote for the presidency of the National Assembly will take place between the partners of the majority. Yaël Braun-Pivet, Roland Lescure, Barbara Pompili, Joël Giraud, Eric Woerth and Sophie Errante are candidates for this position. Once the personality has been chosen, the election of the incumbent must be confirmed the following week in the Hemicycle, during a vote by secret ballot of all the deputies. Our articles to deepen The essentials What are the powers of a President of the Republic, with or without a majority in the National Assembly?The calendar of the first days of the new National Assembly without an absolute majority
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