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Calls for wider right-wing collaboration were immediately heard in the sight of the snap elections to the lower house on 30 June and 7 July. (Photo: European Parliament )

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Macron's power shaken by far-right and left surge in EU vote

When provisional results started to drop in on Sunday (9 June) night, it soon became clear that the polls had been accurate. The European election was a great defeat for French president Emmanuel Macron and his party coalition’s candidate, Valérie Hayer.

But above all, it was a huge victory for the French far right.

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Emma Sofia Dedorson is a Paris-based journalist covering politics, culture and society in France, Spain and Italy.

Calls for wider right-wing collaboration were immediately heard in the sight of the snap elections to the lower house on 30 June and 7 July. (Photo: European Parliament )

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Emma Sofia Dedorson is a Paris-based journalist covering politics, culture and society in France, Spain and Italy.

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