About two dozen Facebook accounts were created to conduct surveillance on Macron campaign officials and others close to the centrist former financier
Macron’s party is expected to win as many as 75-80% of seats in the lower house of parliament.
A Harris Interactive poll found that En Marche, together with allies, would win the largest share of vote in the first round of the elections on June 11.
A solid and balanced agreement was reached after day-long talks between officials of both Macron and Bayrou’s parties in which Macron was also involved.
Macron’s En Marche has no parliamentary representation yet and will seek to get as many seats as possible to push through legislative reforms with ease.
An Auschwitz survivor and activists gathered in front of the Eiffel Tower on May 8 to celebrate Emmanuel Macron’s victory. The day is also commemorated as the end of the Second World War in France.
Opinion polls show centrist Emmanuel Macron, who wants to bridge the left-right divide, leaving far-right candidate Le Pen far behind in the runoff round.
A survey shows that candidates who exploited populism somehow during the first round of the French presidential election captured about half of the vote.
Emmanuel Macron needs to win the second round with a decisive majority to enlist popular figures from established parties in the parliamentary election in June to help push through his reform plans.
With candidates from the extreme right and the socialist left in the fray, there are no clear indications who has the edge
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron’s launching of a new centrist political movement will fuel speculation of grander political plans and potentially shake up the political landscape.