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6/17/17

French Legislative Elections: New poll confirms Macron's party set for landslide victory

President Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move (REM) party is heading for a large majority in Sunday's legislative elections, a new poll shows.

According to the Harris interactive-Indeed poll published Thursday, Macron's party, formed only last year, and its centrist ally MoDem will win between 440 and 470 seats in the 577-member parliament during the second-round of voting .
   
The centre-right Republicans Party and its Union of Democrats and Independents ally would garner 60 to 80 seats and the Socialists of former president Francois Hollande just 22 to 35, according to the poll.
   
Hard-left parties would capture between 14 and 25 seats and the National Front between one and six with other fringe candidates taking between three and seven.

Read more: New poll confirms Macron's party set for landslide victory - The Local

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