ElectionGudie

June 18, 2017 Held

20,164,615
Voted
France

French Republic

Election for Assemblée Nationale (National Assembly of France)

Results

38%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:20,164,615
Valid Votes:18,176,066
Invalid Votes:1,988,549

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

La République En Marche 306 - 7,826,245

43.06%

The Republicans 112 - 4,040,203

22.23%

National Front 8 - 1,590,869

8.75%

Democratic Movement 42 - 1,100,656

6.06%

Socialist Party 30 - 1,032,842

5.68%

La France Insoumise 17 - 883,573

4.86%

Union of Democrats and Independents 17 - 551,784

3.04%

Miscellaneous right 6 - 306,074

1.68%

Miscellaneous left 1 - - 263,488

1.45%

French Communist Party 10 - 217,833

1.20%

Regionalists 5 - 137,490

0.76%

Miscellaneous 3 - 100,574

0.55%

Radical Party of the Left 3 - 64,860

0.36%

Ecologists 1 - 23,197

0.13%

Far-Right 1 - 19,034

0.10%

Debout la France 1 - 17,344

0.10%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

France: National Assembly, June 18, 2017

At stake in this election:

  • 573 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale)
  • 4 seats were already appointed in the first round of the election.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Emmanuel MACRON (since 14 May 2017)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Edouard PHILIPPE (since 15 May 2017)
  • Assembly: Bicameral Parliament (Parlement) consisting of the Senate (Senat) with 348 seats and the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 577 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • Members of the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) are directly elected by an absolute majority vote in two rounds, if necessary. 556 seats are reserved for metropolitan France, 10 for overseas departments, and 11 for citizens abroad. All members serve 5-year terms.

Last Election:

  • The last election for the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) occurred in 2012. The Socialist Party won 258 seats, which was the largest share of any party. Since that time, President MACRON’s party, La République En Marche, has become increasingly popular and is expected to win a majority of seats. It has already won 2 seats in the first round of the election.

Main candidates in the election:

  • La République En Marche
    • Leader: Catherine BARBAROUX
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • The Republicans / Les Républicains
    • Leader: Vacant
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • National Front / Front National
    • Leader: Marine LE PEN
    • Seats won in last election: 2
  • Democratic Movement / Mouvement Démocrate
    • Leader: Francois BAYROU
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Socialist Party / Parti Socialiste
    • Leader: Vacant
    • Seats won in last election: 258
  • La France Insoumise
    • Leader: Jean-Luc MELENCHON
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Union of Democrats and Independents / Union des Democrates et Independants
    • Leader: Jean-Christophe LAGARDE
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 67,106,161 (includes metropolitan France and 5 overseas regions)
  • Registered Voters: 47,293,103

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 34,237,837
  • Is France a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Has France ratified CEDAW: Yes (14 December 1980)
  • Gender Quota: Yes
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 155
  • Human Development Index Position: 21
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low

Disability Data:

  • Is France a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has France ratified CRPD: Yes (18 February 2010)
  • Population with a disability: 9,422,135