French polls predict Macron's party will secure large majority

Emmanuel Macron to reshuffle government after French parliament election win

Emmanuel Macron to reshuffle government after French parliament election win

French President Emmanuel Macron?s year-old party Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move, LREM) has secured a huge majority on Sunday in legislative polls.

PARIS A third of the conservative The Republicans' party newly elected lawmakers are splitting away from their peers to create their own parliamentary group, one of the lawmakers said, in a further sign of the dynamiting of France's political landscape. "The president of the Republic has all the powers", Jean-Christophe Cambadelis said after announcing he would step down as Socialist Party chief.

It says much about the extraordinary rise of Emmanuel Macron that some commentators are describing the outcome of Sunday's second round of voting in the parliamentary elections as something of a disappointment for the new president.

Her National Front party clinched at least eight seats in total, a result she celebrated but which may disappoint supporters who a month ago dreamed of entering the Elysee.

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Despite a strong platform for Macron, a low voter turnout underlines that he may yet have to tread carefully with French reforms.

"In accordance with the republican tradition in the aftermath of parliamentary elections", Macron accepted the cabinet resignation and re-appointed Philippe as prime minister, his office said.

Voter turnout was projected to be a record low at about 42 percent. His confident start at home, where he has concentrated on trying to restore the lost prestige of the president, and his bold action on the global stage has led to a host of positive headlines.

The new parliament, which holds its first session next week, will look very different: 75% of its MPs have not previously occupied a seat in the assembly, their average age has fallen seven years to 48, and a record number - 223, or 38.7% - are women.

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Both German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a Christian Democrat, and her left-wing rival in the upcoming elections Martin Schulz, a Social Democrat, congratulated the French President.

National Front leader Marine Le Pen promised her party would remain a source of strong opposition alongside other bigger parties, saying: "Don't write us off so fast". Francois Ruffin, the journalist and film-maker behind an award-winning blockbuster documentary on textile workers, tweeted that he had won a seat for France Unbowed in the northern area of the Sommes, confounding the predictions in favor of his opponent from Macron's party.

The radical left La France Insoumise of defeated presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon took 17 seats - enough to form a parliamentary bloc - while Melenchon's one-time allies in the Communist Party took 10.

Seibert added, in a tweet, that Merkel wished for "further good cooperation for Germany, France, Europe". "This majority will have a mission: to work for France", the PM said.

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According to the Guardian, Macron's new Centrist Party consists of half-unknown candidates.

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