⇒ 8 h 20 : [MONTPELLIER] Michaël Delafosse’s victory
The socialist Michaël Delafosse won the mayor of Montpellier with 47.23% of the vote, before the outgoing mayor of various left Philippe Saurel (34.65%) and the billionaire Mohed Altrad (18.12%).
The election of the 43-year-old history and geography professor took place against a background of strong abstention – 65.56% in the second round – while the Montpellier ballot experienced many twists and turns after a first round with a record of 14 lists.
At the head of a union between the socialists and the communists in the first round, Michaël Delafosse had concluded for the second an alliance with the official list Europe écologie-LesVerts (EELV), after the multiple internal wars with the ecologists in Montpellier.
⇒ 8 hours : [NANTES] Johanna Rolland re-elected
The mayor of Nantes Johanna Rolland (PS) was re-elected for a second mandate by 59.67% of the votes, in a ballot marked by an historic abstention of 71.42%. She was elected six years ago in the city ruled for two decades by former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.
After a first round putting in competition six women, all aged under 50, Johanna Rolland has joined forces, as in 2014, with the head of the environmental list. The voices of the right and the center were divided between the candidate LR Laurence Garnier (27.61%, against 43.78% in 2014) and the deputy LREM Valérie Oppelt (12.71%).
⇒ 7 h 50 : [RASSEMBLEMENT NATIONAL] Apart from Perpignan, meager second round victories
The National Rally (RN) won in this second round the city of Perpignan which, with its more than 120,000 inhabitants, becomes its biggest conquest since Toulon (1995-2001), as well as Bruay-la-Buissière (22,000 inhabitants), in Pas-de-Calais, and Moissac (12,500 inhabitants), in Tarn-et-Garonne.
But the RN does not succeed to win in Carpentras (Vaucluse), while in Cavaillon, he was beaten by the LR list despite his merger with a diverse right list. The party lose in addition its only commune of Ile-de-France Mantes-la-Ville (Yvelines), as well as Le Luc (Var). His senator Stéphane Ravier also failed to keep in the lap of the RN the town hall of the 13th and 14th arrondissements of Marseille.
In the first round, the ballot had not already been the grand cru hoped for by the RN. The party had tabled fewer lists than expected and its results had dropped in cities with more than 10,000 inhabitants, including in its bastions of Hauts-de-France and PACA.
⇒ 7 h 40 : [PARTI SOCIALISTE] Olivier Faure ready to line up behind an environmental candidate in 2022
Olivier Faure, first secretary of the Socialist Party, said this morning ” ready “ for the presidential of 2022 to line up behind the candidate who “Will embody the social-ecological bloc”, whatever its “Origin” political, in the aftermath of a green wave in several large cities.
“I am a happy man because it has been two years since I fought so that we come up with this solution”, he declared on RTL while evoking the union of the ecologists and the left parties which allowed the Greens to win the town halls of Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg, Poitiers or Besançon. “It is a victory, first of all, of the rally and of the ecological social block. “
⇒ 7 h 30 : [PRESSE] The front pages of Monday June 29
“History” title The Marseillaise after the victory of Michèle Rubirola. Progress ironically “Double for the Greens” in Lyon and its metropolis in reference to the rivalry with the Saint-Etienne club. Paris Normandy you can “A victory by knockout” of Edouard Philippe in Le Havre. “Aliot takes Perpignan”, announces soberly The Independent. As The Cross, Liberation and Today in France highlight the arrival of “The new green wave”. West France does the same, while recalling l’« abstention record » which marked these municipal elections.
The left has won, the right not yet lost: in Marseille, Michèle Rubirola hands down popular suffrage and a relative majority at the municipal council, but the candidate LR Martine Vassal does not admit defeat. The mayor’s chair will be played during a highly uncertain “third round” before the 101 municipal councilors.
“It is a relative victory for us but it is a defeat for the right”, launched Michèle Rubirola. Le Printemps marseillais will now have to study “The conditions under which this city can be administered without denying its values”.
⇒ 7 h 10 : [LREM] Failure for the presidential majority
At LREM, whose target of 10,000 advisers was modest and whose lists had suffered from the first round, disappointment, with the failure to establish a local anchor, the loss of Lyon or the defeat of the tandem formed with LR to win in Bordeaux.
Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, however, won in Le Havre against the Communist candidate Jean-Paul Lecoq.
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⇒ 7 h 00 : [ANALYSE] The green breakthrough
After a first round already tainted in the eyes of some voters because of its maintenance despite the epidemic of Covid-19, the context was hardly more favorable in the second round. On Sunday, June 28, more than six in ten voters shunned the polls, further aggravating the sad record in the first round and officially becoming the lower participation rate in a municipal election under the Ve Republic.
Despite its historical level, abstention cannot conceal the breakthrough, also unprecedented, environmentalists. Besançon, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Lyon, Poitiers, Strasbourg, Tours,… the list of cities that have gone “green” is long.
[Analyse] Despite its historical level, abstention can not hide the breakthrough, also unprecedented, of environmentalists in the cities of France. On the side of traditional parties, LR can also be satisfied with its performance. # municipal2020 https://t.co/C67j0ykZBi
– La Croix (@LaCroix) June 28, 2020
Hello and welcome to our live devoted to the results of the 2020 municipal elections. The day after the second round, find the final figures, reactions, as well as the analyzes of our journalists.