Xavier Bertrand (ex-LR) is clearly ahead of Sébastien Chenu (RN)

The results in Hauts-de-France:

Xavier Bertrand (ex-LR) collects between 39% of the votes, according to the Opinionway institute for Cnews, and 46.9% according to Harris Interactive.

It is far ahead of Sébastien Chenu (22.5% according to Harris to 24.4% according to Ipsos / Sopra Steria as well as Ifop-Fiducial for TF1 and LCI).

The presidential majority candidate Laurent Pietraszewski is announced between 7.3% (Harris Interactive) and 9.1% (Ifop), or below the threshold of 10% of the votes required to participate in the second round.

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Xavier Bertrand expresses “his deep gratitude”

The outgoing president of the Hauts-de-France region spoke a few minutes after 8 pm, expressing his “deep gratitude to those who trusted our team this Sunday”. He also said he heard those who, by the RN vote and especially the abstention this Sunday, expressed “their dismay, their anger or their disinterest”.

“The voters of Hauts-de-France charged me with” the fight “against the National Front (sic). As of tomorrow morning, I would confirm the filing of the same list with the same ambition and the same project. conviction that we will still win the Hauts-de-France “, concluded Xavier Bertrand.

The stake of the election in Hauts-de-France:

Elected in December 2015 with the votes of the left which had withdrawn between the two rounds to avoid the election of the list of Marine Le Pen, Xavier Bertrand was playing his political future since he had announced that he would give up the presidential election in case of failure. The outgoing was to dominate the RN list led by deputy Sébastien Chenu in a land where the far-right party achieves its best scores.

Unique case for this first round: the left united after an agreement between all the parties and intended to remain in the second round.

The lists present in Hauts-de-France:

Xavier Bertrand, various rights, supported by Les Républicains
Sébastien Chenu, supported by the National Rally
Karima Delli, supported by the PS, the PCF, EELV, LFI and the Left Radicals
Laurent Pietraszewski, supported by La République En Marche
José Evrard, supported by Debout La France
Éric Pecqueur, supported by Lutte Ouvrière
Audric Alexandre, supported by the Party of European Citizens, We Citizens, Allons Enfants et Volt

Past President of the Regional Council:

Xavier Bertrand

The election in 2015 in Hauts-de-France:

2nd round (61.24% participation):

Xavier Bertrand (LR – UDI – Modem – CNIP – CPNT): 57.77% of the votes
Marine Le Pen (FN): 42.23%
Pierre de Saintignon (PS – PRG – MRC – UDE – MEI – MDP): withdrawal to “block the National Front”

1st round (54.81% participation):

Marine Le Pen (FN): 40.64%
Xavier Bertrand (LR – UDI – MoDem – CNIP – CPNT) : 24,97%
Pierre de Saintignon (PS – PRG – MRC – UDE – MEI – MDP): 18.12%
Fabien Roussel (PCF – E! – R&S – CC) : 5,32%
Sandrine Rousseau (EELV – PG – ND – NGS) : 4,83
Jean-Philippe Tanguy (DLF): 2.39
Éric Pecqueur (LO): 1.75%
Sylvain Blondel (NC): 1.36%
Eric Mascaro (UPR): 0.64%

Quiz: do you know the Hauts-de-France region well?

Source: Le Progrès : info et actu nationale et régionale – Rhône, Loire, Ain, Haute-Loire et Jura | Le Progrès by www.leprogres.fr.

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