June 10, 2024

Historic Gains for Marine Le Pen's National Rally in EU Elections

In a momentous shift, Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally party achieved 31.5% of the vote in the European elections, eclipsing President Emmanuel Macron's Renaissance party, which garnered only 15.2%. This represents a significant increase for National Rally and a decline for Macron's party since the 2019 elections, prompting Macron to dissolve the national assembly and warn of rising nationalist threats.