French President Dissolved Parliament after EU Elections

  • 10 Jun 2024

On June 9th, 2024, French President Emmanuel Macron dissolved the country's parliament and announced snap elections following an EU exit poll projecting a significant victory for Marine Le Pen's National Rally in the European Parliament vote.

Key Points

  • The legislative elections will take place in two rounds on June 30 and July 7, 2024.
  • According to initial exit polls, the National Rally secured approximately 32% of the vote, more than double the 15% garnered by Macron's pro-EU coalition.
  • Macron won in two run-off elections against Le Pen but will not be able to run again after two terms in office.
  • France's next presidential election is expected to be held in 2027.