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President: Emmanuel Macron (LREM) · Prime Minister: Édouard Philippe (LR) · Governing parties: LREM, MoDem
Legislative elections: National Assembly, 5-year term, 577 seats, FPTP (TRS):

Party 2017 2012
La République en Marche (LREM)
The Republic Onwards
Liberalism  
Social liberalism   
28,2% 308 - -
Les Républicains (LR)
The Republicans
[2012: Union for a Popular Movement, UMP]
Gaullism
Liberal conservatism
15,8% 113 27,1% 194
Front National (FN)
National Front
Nationalism
Right-wing populism
13,2% 8 13,6% 2
La France Insoumise (FI)
Indomitable France
[2012: Left Party, PG]
Democratic socialism  
Eco-socialism
Anti-globalisation politics
11,0% 17 FG (1)
Parti Socialiste (PS)
Socialist Party
Social democracy
Democratic socialism   
7,4% 29 29,4% 280
Europe Écologie Les Verts (EELV)
Europe Ecology The Greens
Green politics
   
4,3% 1 5,5% 17
Mouvement Démocrate (MoDem)
Democratic Movement
Centrism
Social liberalism 
4,1% 42 1,8% 2
Union des Démocrates et Indépendants (UDI)
Union of Democrats and Independents
[2012: NC + PR]
Liberalism
  
3,0% 18 3,4% 18
Parti Communiste Français (PCF)
French Communist Party
Communism
  
2,7% 10 FG (7)
Debout la France (DLF)
France Arise
Gaullism
National conservatism  
1,2% 1 DVD (2)
Parti Radical de Gauche (PRG)
Radical Party of the Left
Social liberalism
  
0,5% 3 1,7% 12
Front de Gauche (FG)
Left Front
Socialism  
Communism   
- - 6,9% 10
Alliance Centriste (AC)
Centrist Alliance
[affiliated to REM in 2017]
Liberalism
Centrism  
- - 0,6% 2
Miscellaneous Right (DVD) 2,8% 6 3,5% 15
Miscellaneous Left (DVG) 1,6% 12 3,4% 22
Others 4,2% 9 3,1% 3
Total - 577 - 577
Turnout (1st) 48,7% 57,2%

 © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Ministère de l'Intérieur (http://www.interieur.gouv.fr).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1988-2012 ( For full coverage, 1945-present, click here):

1988 1993 1997 2002 2007 2012
PS % 37,0 17,6 23,5 24,1 24,7 29,4
  S. 260 53 255 140 186 280
UMP (RPR) % 19,2 20,4 15,7 33,3 39,5 27,1
  S. 126 242 139 358 313 194
FN % 9,8 12,4 14,9 11,3 4,3 13,6
  S. 1 - 1 - - 2
FG (PCF) % 11,3 9,2 9,9 4,8 4,3 6,9
  S. 27 24 35 21 15 10
EELV (LV) % 0,4 4,1 6,8 4,5 3,3 5,5
  S. - - 7 3 4 17
NC % - - - - 2,4 2,2
  S. - - - - 22 12
MoDem (UDF) % 18,5 19,1 14,2 4,9 7,6 1,8
  S. 129 207 112 27 3 2
PRG (MRG, ...) % 1,1  0,9  1,4  1,5 1,3 1,7
  S. 9  6  12 7 7 12
PR % - - - - - 1,2
  S. - - - - - 6
MPF (LDI) % - - 2,4 0,8 1,2 0,5
  S. - - 2 1 1 1
MRC (MDC, ...) % - - 1,0 1,2 - -
  S. - - 7 - - -
Others % 2,7 16,3 10,2 13,6 11,4 10,1
  S. 23 44 7 20 26 43
Total S. 575 577 577 577 577 577
Turnout % 66,2 68,9 68,0 62,4 60,2 57,2

Abbreviations: PS: Socialist Party; UMP: Union for a Popular Movement (1988-1997: Rally for the Republic, RPR); FN: National Front; FG: Left Front (1988-2007: French Communist Party, PCF); EELV: Europe Ecology The Greens (1988: Ecologists; 1993-2007: The Greens, LV); NC: New Centre; MoDem: Democratic Movement (1988-2002: Union for the French Democracy, UDF); PRG: Radical Party of the Left (1988: Movement of Radicals of the Left, MRG; 1997: Radical-Socialist Party, PRS); PR: Radical Party; MPF: Movement for France (1997: Independent Right, LDI); MRC: Citizen and Republican Movement (1997: Democratic Citizens' Movement, MDC, 2002: Republican Pole, PR). © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck.