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French vote gives leftists most seats over far right, but leaves hung parliament and deadlock

Paris, France - June 10, 2016: Hotel Matignon Republican Guards of honor during a welcome ceremony. Matignon is the official residence of the Prime Minister of France.

AP News

BY JOHN LEICESTER, LORI HINNANT AND SYLVIE CORBET
Updated 11:24 PM EDT, July 7, 2024

PARIS (AP) — A coalition of the French left won the most seats in high-stakes legislative elections Sunday, beating back a far-right surge but failing to win a majority. The outcome left France, a pillar of the European Union and Olympic host country, facing the stunning prospect of a hung parliament and political paralysis.

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