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Warum Macron weiter gewinnen wird

PARIS – Emmanuel Macrons Ein-Mann-Revolution in der französischen und europäischen Politik hat sich an diesem Wochenende fortgesetzt: Er wird seiner Sache in Kürze eine enorme parlamentarische Mehrheit hinzufügen können, sofern die Ergebnisse der ersten Runde der französischen Parlamentswahlen Bestand haben. Ein derartiges Resultat scheint sehr wahrscheinlich.

Die alte Kluft zwischen Rechts und Links in der französischen Politik durch Einigung von „Reformkräften“ von links, rechts und aus der Mitte zu überwinden, war die Herausforderung, die Macron sich selbst stellte, als er im Rahmen seiner Kandidatur für das Amt des französischen Präsidenten April 2016 seine Bewegung En Marche! ins Leben rief. Das Ergebnis der ersten Runde der Wahlen zur französischen Nationalversammlung ist das bisher klarste Anzeichen, wie erfolgreich Macron bei der Umgestaltung der französischen Politik bisher war.

Die Unterstützung für die beiden wichtigsten traditionellen Parteien Frankreichs, Les Républicains auf der Rechten (die in der ersten Runde 21,6% der Stimmen erreichten) und der Sozialistischen Partei (gesunken auf bloße 9,5%), ist auf ein Niveau gefallen, wie man es in der Geschichte der Fünften Republik in Frankreich noch nicht erlebt hat. Und die Unterstützung für den rechtsextremen Front National, dessen Vorsitzende Marine Le Pen Macron bei der Präsidentschaftswahl unterlag, fiel in der ersten Runde auf bloße 13,2%.

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