France's Stunning Election Results Explained

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Published 2024-07-08
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The second round of the French legislative election yielded a surprise win for the left wing coalition and left Le Pen's far right party in third place. So in this video, we'll explain what happened in the past week and what it means for France's future.

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00:00 Introduction
00:48 What Happened in Round 1?
02:15 The Anti-RN Alliance Explained
05:02 The Round 2 Results
07:57 Too L

All Comments (21)
  • Don't underestimate Le Penn. She's still mightier than Le Sword.
  • @MassDefeq
    Macron - The enemy of my enemy is my friend, nothing new.
  • Great video, The first $100,000 invested was amazing. But when you hit $300,000 it’s like smashing the glass ceiling! I cried.
  • @echtblikbonen
    This is NOT a win for Macron. It's a win for the left
  • @Bookhermit
    It was simple - the other two parties stopped competing with each other for votes. They combined forces vs the right.
  • It's fascinating to see how the dynamics are different in countries not locked into a two-party system like I'm used to in America.
  • @od9694
    Napoleon " There is nothing we can do" Macron " Fuck you, im calling an election"
  • @PLScypion
    Nothing unites divided French like animosity towards other French.
  • The problem we have is because Most people always taught that " you only need a good job to become rich. These billionaires are operating on a whole other playbook that many don't even know exists.
  • Le Pen did not really loose. She almost double the number of parliamentaries...They have the highest amount of parliamentaries for a single parties .. all the left and the centrist are coalitions... None of them individually have as many parliamentaries as Le Pen.
  • "The far-right are coming!" * Other major French political parties immediatly form a magic summoning circle to contain them. *
  • @Matthew-bu7fg
    well it's the Olympics in Paris soon so maybe we can have all the prospective PMs competing in a 100m race to decide who gets the honour of that position
  • @GohanKanor
    You mention 306 three-ways and 5 four-ways. That's only Tuesday in Rouen, right?
  • @newtonheath92
    Great graphics in your magazine. I might subscribe just for that.
  • @dadiolego
    macron’s thoughts were all truly to complex for us
  • I must disagree with your conclusion, Macron hasn't won, his group has just managed to avoid a disaster thanks to left-wing voters massively supporting the Republican Front, and saving his candidates He has lost his majority and 100 seats, he is massively contested by his own allies, and both the left wing coalition and the far-right are way stronger than they were in 2017 and 2022 So really, avoiding disaster cannot be described as a success, it's just that "it could have been worse"
  • Many thanks. Your video helped to explain the process in France, that I was curious about.