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Parties and Elections in Europe

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President: Emmanuel Macron (LREM) · Prime Minister: Édouard Philippe (LR) · Governing parties: LREM, MoDem Legislative elections: National Assembly, 5-year term, 577 seats, FPTP (TRS):
Party 2017 2012 La République en Marche (LREM)
The Republic Onwards Liberalism  
   28,2% 308 - - Les Républicains (LR)
The Republicans [2012: Union for a Popular Movement, UMP] Gaullism
Liberal conservatism 15,8% 113 27,1% 194 Front National (FN)
National Front Nationalism
Right-wing populism 13,2% 8 13,6% 2 La France Insoumise (FI)
Indomitable France [2012: Left Party, PG] Democratic socialism  
Eco-socialism
Anti-globalisation politics 11,0% 17 FG (1) Parti Socialiste (PS)
Socialist Party Social democracy
Democratic socialism    7,4% 29 29,4% 280 Europe Écologie Les Verts (EELV)
Europe Ecology The Greens Green politics
    4,3% 1 5,5% 17 Mouvement Démocrate (MoDem)
Democratic Movement Centrism
   4,1% 42 1,8% 2 Union des Démocrates et Indépendants (UDI)
Union of Democrats and Independents [2012: NC + PR] Liberalism
   3,0% 18 3,4% 18 Parti Communiste Français (PCF)
French Communist Party Communism
   2,7% 10 FG (7) Debout la France (DLF)
France Arise Gaullism
National conservatism   1,2% 1 DVD (2) Parti Radical de Gauche (PRG)
Radical Party of the Left Social liberalism
   0,5% 3 1,7% 12 Front de Gauche (FG)
Left Front Socialism  
Communism    - - 6,9% 10 Alliance Centriste (AC)
Centrist Alliance [affiliated to REM in 2017] Liberalism
Centrism   - - 0,6% 2 Miscellaneous Right (DVD) 2,8% 6 3,5% 15 Miscellaneous Left (DVG) 1,6% 12 3,4% 22 Others 4,2% 9 3,1% 3 Total - 577 - 577 Turnout (1st) 48,7% 57,2%

 © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Ministère de l'Intérieur (http://www.interieur.gouv.fr).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1988-2012 ( For full coverage, 1945-present, click here):

1988 1993 1997 2002 2007 2012 PS % 37,0 17,6 23,5 24,1 24,7 29,4   S. 260 53 255 140 186 280 UMP (RPR) % 19,2 20,4 15,7 33,3 39,5 27,1   S. 126 242 139 358 313 194 FN % 9,8 12,4 14,9 11,3 4,3 13,6   S. 1 - 1 - - 2 FG (PCF) % 11,3 9,2 9,9 4,8 4,3 6,9   S. 27 24 35 21 15 10 EELV (LV) % 0,4 4,1 6,8 4,5 3,3 5,5   S. - - 7 3 4 17 NC % - - - - 2,4 2,2   S. - - - - 22 12 MoDem (UDF) % 18,5 19,1 14,2 4,9 7,6 1,8   S. 129 207 112 27 3 2 PRG (MRG, ...) % 1,1  0,9  1,4  1,5 1,3 1,7   S. 9  6  12 7 7 12 PR % - - - - - 1,2   S. - - - - - 6 MPF (LDI) % - - 2,4 0,8 1,2 0,5   S. - - 2 1 1 1 MRC (MDC, ...) % - - 1,0 1,2 - -   S. - - 7 - - - Others % 2,7 16,3 10,2 13,6 11,4 10,1   S. 23 44 7 20 26 43 Total S. 575 577 577 577 577 577 Turnout % 66,2 68,9 68,0 62,4 60,2 57,2
Abbreviations: PS: Socialist Party; UMP: Union for a Popular Movement (1988-1997: Rally for the Republic, RPR); FN: National Front; FG: Left Front (1988-2007: French Communist Party, PCF); EELV: Europe Ecology The Greens (1988: Ecologists; 1993-2007: The Greens, LV); NC: New Centre; MoDem: Democratic Movement (1988-2002: Union for the French Democracy, UDF); PRG: Radical Party of the Left (1988: Movement of Radicals of the Left, MRG; 1997: Radical-Socialist Party, PRS); PR: Radical Party; MPF: Movement for France (1997: Independent Right, LDI); MRC: Citizen and Republican Movement (1997: Democratic Citizens' Movement, MDC, 2002: Republican Pole, PR). © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck.