- 170 of the 348 senatorial seats will be filled for six years in about forty departments, from Landes to Pas-de-Calais via Paris, Ile-de-France or Mayotte. The other 178 will be in 2026.
- The RN announces the election of these three candidates, in the north, Pas-de-Calais and Seine-et-Marne. This marks the return of the RN to the Upper House.
- Former EELV presidential candidate Yannick Jadot was elected senator.
- Former Macronist Sea Minister Annick Girardin won in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon. He will find the Senate.
Guadeloupe and Martinique results “visible overnight”
Only results from Guadeloupe and Martinique are missing. Senate X (formerly Twitter) indicates that these will be published “nightly” from Sunday to Monday. “There are recent results from mainland France,” says the Senate.
The Senate has a new youngest member
Born on June 9, 1994, Mathilde Olivier became the new youngest member of the Senate, just a few weeks younger than Socialist Remi Gordon, who was born on May 3 of the same year. The young woman, a senator for the French people abroad, considers it important to “represent the climate generation in institutions” in the Senate and the Assembly. He is one of the new faces as the Speaker of the Senate. Communist Party Ian Brossaud or Annick Girardin, former Minister of the Sea (2020-2022) in the Castex government.
The Right and center retain majority, RN returns
The outcome of these elections is not surprising. The right and center retain their majority in the Luxembourg Palace. At left, Yannick Jadot and Ian Brossard become senators. The National Rally gained 3 seats, marking the return of the RN to the Senate. Find the full results in our dedicated article.
Marine Le Pen welcomes RN’s “a historic breakthrough”.
Leader of the RN delegation Marine Le Pen hailed the election of three RN senators as “a historic turning point” for her party.
“Congratulations to our three newly elected senators, who allow us to represent the patriots in the Senate competently and to defend the ideas we have for France! “, she also affirmed.
“Socialists are making progress,” says Boris Vallad
“Socialists are making progress,” said Boris Vallad, head of the Socialist Deputies, on X (ex-Twitter). He congratulated “the socialist senators elected this evening”.
Results in Paris
Twelve seats are up for grabs in the capital. Among the lucky winners was former EELV presidential candidate Yannick Jadot, the fifth of eight elected from the left-wing trade union list led by the outgoing Rémy Ferrat. It got 54.58% of the votes. The LR list led by the outgoing Catherine Dumas won 19.46% of the vote and 3 seats. Agnes Evren, head of the various rights list, took last place.
Eric Ciotti hailed it as a “huge victory for Republicans.”
“I am delighted by the great victory of the right in these senatorial elections,” Republican Party leader Eric Ciotti said in a press release issued by his party on X (formerly Twitter). “The local elected officials of our country are sending a strong message this evening: the right always brings a message of hope,” he said, adding that “the Republicans will be a solid opposition and implement a plan for France and the French”.
The head of the LR committee in the Senate Bruno Retailio welcomed the “very good results” which “confirm the independence and seriousness of the responsibility and seriousness of the work of the Senate”.
The Senate “will continue to be this essential counterforce to democracy.”
For Gerard Larcher, the current president of the Senate, the Upper House “will continue to be this essential counterforce to democracy”. He himself was re-elected in Yvelines and almost certain to retain his role as president. The results of the senatorial elections “confirm the senatorial majority of the right and the center and testify to its regional anchoring. In a political climate where there is no majority in the National Assembly, the Senate more than ever embodies this pole of stability, this balance point of the republic in the face of the deep crisis our country is going through. – He estimated. .
Dans le Nord, Patrick Kanner réélu, Ian Brossat Battu
The RN announces three elected authorities, in the north, Pas-de-Calais and Seine-et-Marne
The National Rally announces the election of three senators in the departments of Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Seine-et-Marne. “The democratic anomaly represented by the absence of a national rally in the Senate has been rectified” and the party is “moving forward strongly,” the far-right party welcomed in a press release.
Yannick Jadot was elected to the Senate
After 15 years, Yannick Jadot, a former ecological candidate for the 2022 presidential election, is returning to the national political stage by becoming a senator from Paris, convinced that he is “still useful for political ecology and political life”.
Retail is happy with the “combined senatorial majority”.
LR Group leader Bruno Retailio welcomed a “confirmed senatorial majority” in the upper house that “must be dominated by the right”. “The LR group will be the biggest in the long run,” he said with “stability”, confirming that he would be a candidate for his own successor as chairman of the group. Bruno Riedailio condemns the “new defeat of the republican president” due to “Macronism’s disconnection with the field”.
Results in Indre-et-Loire
Vincent Louault (Various Centre), Pierre-Alain Roiron (Left Union) and Jean-Gérard Paumier (Various) were elected senators in Indre-et-Loire. None of the three were already senators.
Results in Pyrenees-Atlantiques
No change in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. The three outgoing senators, Denis Saint-Pé (Modem), Max Brisson (LR) and Frédéric Espagnac (Other Left) will return to their seats in the Luxembourg Palace.
Results in Pyrénées-Orientales
Two LR candidates, Lauriane Josende and outgoing Jean Sol, were both elected in Pyrénées-Orientales. They scored 52.92% and 47.24% respectively in the second round.
National rally returns to Senate
The National Rally returns to the Upper House. Christopher Szczurek gets a place in Pas-de-Calais. He was chairman of the RN list. Christopher Szurek is the first deputy mayor of Henin-Beaumont, the historic stronghold of the National Rally. He is 38 years old.
The last senator RN Stéphane Ravier – who is still in office – left Marine Le Pen’s party last year to join Eric Gemmour’s Reconquest party.
Results in Muse
Outgoing Frank Manonville (UTI) was re-elected as senator. Various right-wing Jocelyn Antoine also approaches the Luxembourg Palace.
The Left is leading the lot
Far-left candidate Raphaël Daubet was elected senator in the constituency after receiving 58.93% of the vote in the second round. PS candidate Jean-Marc Vayssouze-Faure was elected in the first round with 63.57% of the vote.
One seat on the right and another on the left at Lot-et-Caron
Outgoing LR candidate Christine Bonfanti-Dossat retained her seat in Lot-et-Garonne. He received 48.14% of the votes in the second round. Second place went to Divers lefty Michael Masset, who received 46.69% of the vote in the second round.
Right-wing victory in Haute-Marne
Two seats to be filled in Haute-Marne were won by the right in the second round. Divers lead first with righty Anne-Marie Nedelek (48.45% in second round) and outgoing LR Bruno Seidow (33.98% in second round).
Polling stations closed at 5.30 pm.
Polling stations, located mostly in the provinces, closed at 5:30 p.m. on mainland France, AFP reported. The first results – which come to us in trickles and lulls – confirm stability in relation to the current composition of the Senate.
The reunion features three newcomers and one departure
Three lists share four seats to be filled in the Assembly. The “Reunion Land of France and Europe” other rights list has 35.86% and two places with Vivian Mallet (outgoing) and Stéphane Fouacin. The diverse left list “Preserving the Future of Mass in the Senate” won 25.28% of the vote and one seat. Its list leader, Audrey Belim, will sit. Finally, another diverse left list “Left for Reunionese” also won a place (21.61% of votes). So sitting in the Senate is Evelyn Carpier Naminso.
It is the first sector where voting based on proportional representation reveals its results.
The Renaissance Party won one of the two seats in Mayotte
Outgoing senator Reverend Thani Mohamed Soilihi retained his seat in Mayotte with 48.86% of the vote in the second round. Omar Wylie (Miscellaneous Center) won the second round with 55.70% of the votes.
No change in the hot-lower
The two outgoing senators were re-elected in the first round in Haute-Loire, where two seats were filled. Olivier Cigolotti (UDI) and Laurent Duplomb (LR) received 79.14% and 74.45% of the vote respectively.
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