Marine Le Pen and the fascist RN have won massive and unprecedented gains in the French parliamentary elections. We look at how it is building in the polls and on the streets – and among the working class.
There’s good news for antifascists as Marine Le Pen’s fascist Rassemblement National has failed to take its target region with the majority of votes now counted in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (PACA) region.
Nine fascists will take their seats in the French parliament – three times the previous number – following the second round of voting in the legislative elections today.
Welcome to our live blog covering the 2017 French presidential elections – from an antifascist viewpoint. We will be updating the blog regularly as the results come through.
The BBC said the FN was “routed” in the election – but in reality it was no such thing: although it didn’t take a region, these elections have been a triumph for the fascist party.
Fascist Front National leader Marine Le Pen and Dutch racist populist Geert Wilders have finally got their hands on around €17.5m of public money by forming a new fascist and racist group in the European Parliament.