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July 7, 2024 Confirmed

France

French Republic

Election for Assemblée Nationale (French National Assembly)

Results

Voter Participation

Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:28,867,759
Valid Votes:27,279,713
Invalid Votes:1,588,046

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Ensemble (Ensemble) 148 - 6,313,808

23.14%

Left Coalition (Union de la gauche) 146 - 7,004,725

25.68%

National Front (Front National) 88 - 8,744,080

32.05%

The Republicans (Les Républicains) 38 - 1,474,650

5.41%

Miscellaneous right (Divers droite (DVD)) 25 - 980,818

3.60%

Extreme Right Union (Union de l'extrême droite) 16 - 1,364,964

5.00%

Miscellaneous Left (Divers gauche (DVG)) 12 - 401,063

1.47%

Regionalists 9 - 288,202

1.06%

Horizons (Horizons) 6 - 258,139

0.95%

Miscellaneous center (Divers centre) 6 - 177,167

0.65%

Union of Democrats and Independents (Union des démocrates et indépendants) 3 - 119,672

0.44%

Socialist Party 2 - 26,343

0.10%

Miscellaneous (Divers) 1 - 38,025

0.14%

Ecologists 1 - 37,808

0.14%

Results Notes

Results Source: Ministère de l'Intérieur et des Outre-Mer


Election Results Modified: Jul 09, 2024

General Information

At Stake in this Election:

  • 501 remaining seats in the National Assembly

The outcomes of 76 seats were decided during the first-round election on 30 June 2024.

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Emmanuel MACRON (since 14 May 2017)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Gabriel ATTAL (since 9 January 2024)
  • Assembly: bicameral parliament with a 348-seat Senate (Senat) and a 577-seat National Assembly (Assemblée nationale)

Electoral System:

  • The President is directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the President.
  • The Senate is comprised of 348 seats. 328 seats are reserved for metropolitan France, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Reunion, and Mayotte. 2 seats each are reserved for New Caledonia and French Polynesia. 1 seat each is reserved for Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Saint-Bathelemy, Saint-Martin, and Wallis and Futuna. 12 seats are reserved for French nationals abroad. Members are indirectly elected by departmental electoral colleges using either absolute majority vote or proportional representation vote depending on the number of members in each department. All members serve 6-year terms, with one-half of the membership renewed every 3 years.
  • The National Assembly is comprised of 577 seats. 556 seats are reserved for metropolitan France, 10 are reserved for overseas departments, and 11 are reserved for citizens abroad. All members are directly elected by absolute majority vote in 2 rounds if needed to serve 5-year terms.

Last Election:

In the 2022 National Assembly election, the Ensemble Party won 244 seats, New People’s Ecological and Social Union won 127 seats, National Rally won 89 seats, and Union of the Right and Centre won 64 seats. Voter turnout was 46%.

Information for Voters:

Comment je vote ? / How do I vote? (in French)

New/Unique this Election:

President Emmanuel MACRON called a snap election on 9 June 2024 following the release of preliminary results from the European Parliament elections that showed significant gains for far right parties.

Key Deadlines:

Main Parties in this Election:

  • National Front / Rassemblement National (RN)
    • Leader: Marine LE PEN
    • Seats won in last election: 89 out of 577
  • Together / Ensemble
    • Leader: Emmanuel MACRON
    • Seats won in last election: 244 out of 577
  • Left Union / Union de la gauche
    • Leader: various
    • Seats won in last election: varies by party

Population and Registered Voters:

Gender Data:

Disability Data:

  • CRPD Status: Signed 30 March 2007, Accepted 18 February 2010
  • Projected population with a disability: 10,875,409 (2022 estimate)

IFES Resources:

  • Does IFES have a presence in France: No
  • Election Access: Yes
  • Election Judgements: Yes, 7 resources
Election Modified: Jul 09, 2024

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