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Macron's party poised to dominate lower house

Success in first round of polls built on his strong early performance as president

The vulnerability inherent in Mr Macron's success is that while he will be able to push through his agenda, he will lack a broad base of support because only one in two eligible French citizens voted.


BY almost any measure, the party of President Emmanuel Macron achieved overwhelming success in the first round of parliamentary elections on Sunday.

The candidates of his newly formed party, La République en Marche (The Republic on the Move), finished first in 449 of 577...

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