French Parliamentary Elections: What to Watch For

In a given district, whichever candidate gets the majority of votes on Sunday wins the seat. (Fun fact: If two candidates are tied in the number of votes, the older person wins.) Representatives in the National Assembly are elected for five-year terms.

Pollsters will publish their first projections of how many seats each party has won when all of the polls are closed.

Official results will be published throughout the evening on the Interior Ministry website.


President Emmanuel Macron needs a majority in the National Assembly to push through his agenda.

Pool photo by Martin Bureau

What is at stake?

The National Assembly is the more powerful of France’s two houses of Parliament (the other is the Senate), and it has the final word in…

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