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Anne Hidalgo triumphs in Paris. According to initial estimates, Ms. Hidalgo is in the lead, obtaining between 49.3% and 50.2% of the vote, far ahead of Rachida Dati (31.7 to 32.7%) and Agnès Buzyn (from 13.7 to 16 %). It would thus collect a hundred seats for its coalition Paris en Commun, against fifty for the LR right and from 6 to 12 only for the presidential majority.
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The right retains its local roots but loses Marseille and Bordeaux. The results of the municipal elections are mixed for the right, which certainly claims “more than half of the cities», But sees its local roots overshadowed by the loss of Marseille and Bordeaux won by environmentalists, and that of Perpignan removed by the RN. The defeat is final in Marseille, stronghold of the right for 25 years, where the candidate LR Martine Vassal arrived ten points behind the ecologist Michèle Ruborila (29.8% against 39.9% of the vote). Thunderbolt also in Bordeaux, where after 73 years the right will lose the town hall, the environmentalist Pierre Hurmic is just ahead (between 45.6 and 46.8% of the vote) the outgoing LR and Macron-compatible Nicolas Florian (43 , 2-44.6%).