Bukele suffocates the mayoralties ahead of the elections | News from El Salvador

In addition to the fact that the Government owes 6 months from the Fund for Economic and Social Development (Fodes) to the mayors, Bukele has vetoed all legislative decrees that seek to allow local governments to conclude works and acquire loans within 180 days prior to an election prohibited by the Municipal Code. The deputies […]

Paris, Marseille, Lyon … The results of the second round in the main hot spots

A green wave is sweeping over the big cities. Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg, Besançon, Strasbourg, Tours … Environmentalists for the first time came out on top in many leading town halls on Sunday after the second round of municipal and inter-municipal elections. The Socialists keep Paris and Lille, the right remains in the majority in […]

Édouard Philippe takes the lead but fails to get elected in the first round

“Crisis” coronavirus requires, Édouard Philippe kept his Prime Minister costume on Sunday evening. And he was careful not to put on his candidate’s cap. By speaking around 8 p.m., shortly after the announcement of the results of the first round of municipal elections, the head of government simply sent a message to his voters. “I […]

Lyon, Grenoble, Strasbourg … These cities where the Greens lead the way

They dreamed of breaking a “green wave”, almost a year after their historic result in the European elections … And they are about to honor this ambition. Despite their missed bet in Paris, where they only get 11% of the votes, the candidates of Europe Ecology-The Greens (EELV) come out on top in several big […]

these cities that environmentalists could win

Environmentalists may well be consecrated by the municipal election. EELV candidates are able to win several big cities in the second round of municipal elections on June 28 and thus take a major step in their history. But for that, they must overcome the uncertainties introduced by the coronavirus crisis. The Greens have undeniably won […]

Macron in a hurry to turn the page on municipal elections to relaunch

The heavy defeat of the president’s party hampered his room for maneuver to initiate a major reshuffle. By François-Xavier Bourmaud Emmanuel Macron and Édouard Philippe, June 18 at Mont Valérien, in Suresnes, during the commemoration of the call of General de Gaulle, 80 years ago. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP From light to shade. After his […]

Paris, Marseille, Lyon … The results of the second round in the main hot spots

A green wave sweeps across major cities. Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg, Besançon, Strasbourg, Tours … Environmentalists won for the first time, on Sunday, many leading town halls, after the second round of municipal and inter-municipal elections. The socialists keep Paris and Lille, the right remains the majority in Toulouse and Limoges, the Prime Minister wins […]

the president thinks of a change of course – Libero Quotidiano

The French are called today to vote for the second round of municipal elections. In the first round only 44.3% had voted against 63.5 in 2014. But this election comes at a very delicate stage in French politics. It is a local vote, which will have more national consequences than usual. The cities to watch […]