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First round of French election – “Macron’s centrist alliance suffered staggering losses”

Marine Le Pen’s National Rally made big gains in the first round of a snap election

Politico summary:

According to early estimates by pollsters Ipsos, the far-right National Rally is on course to win 34 percent of Sunday’s vote
while French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance suffered staggering losses, coming third with 20.3 percent of vote.
The left-wing alliance made a strong showing with 28.1 percent of the vote.