French President Emmanuel Macron on course to dominate Parliament


    
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  PARIS — French voters appeared to give their new president a clear mandate to implement far-reaching changes with Sunday's first round of parliamentary elections, as his party won a crushing victory over France’s two establishment parties.

With 94% of the votes counted, President Emmanuel Macron's year-old Republic on the Move! party won 28%. The conservative Republicans had 16%, followed by the far-right National Front with 14%. The far-left party of Jean-Luc Melenchon had 11%, while the Socialists, who dominated the last National Assembly, had just 7%.
    

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