+60% of French voters against Macron securing majority in Parliament
According to a new poll, 46% chose Marine Le Pen, while 44% said they favored Jean-Luc Melenchon as France's new prime minister.
Despite Macron winning the presidential elections, more than 60% of French voters do not want President Emmanuel Macron to achieve a majority in the National Assembly in the coming parliamentary elections set to be held in June, a new poll reveals.
The majority of French people do not want Macron to win in the June legislative elections: 63% of those questioned said they want Macron not to have a majority in parliament, while 35% said they do want him to secure a majority, according to an Opinionway poll conducted for Cnews and Europe 1.
The survey was conducted on Sunday, among 1,300 French voters, after the first results of the presidential election runoff were published.
Asked about who they would favor as prime minister, 46% chose Marine Le Pen, 44% said they favored Jean-Luc Melenchon, while only 8% took Valerie Pecresse's side.
As for satisfaction with the results of the second round of the French presidential election, those who said they were satisfied and those who said they were not shared an equal percentage of 49%.
The French presidential election runoff was held on Sunday, April 24. The French Interior Ministry said after processing 100 percent of the ballots that incumbent President Emmanuel Macron won with 58.55% of the votes, while far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen received 41.45%.
During the first round, held on April 10, Macron won 27.8%, while Le Pen secured 23.15% of the votes.