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Municipal: in Perpignan, a "republican front" out of breath


As in 2014, the left withdrew in favor of the mayor LR to block the RN of Louis Aliot. But the formula is no longer a recipe.

Such is taken who thought he was taking. The logic of the "republican front" played a very bad trick on the contenders for the town hall of Perpignan, in the Pyrénées-Orientales. Dissident of the party The Republicans, official candidate of The Republic on the march or head of environmental list tending to the union of the left, all had passed the word, several months before the first round of the municipal elections: would win the city over 120,000 inhabitants who manage to get second place behind the RN candidate, Louis Aliot. And could thus benefit, in the second round, from the "republican" postponement of all of its opponents.

To read also: Municipal: who are the elected representatives of the first round?

For months, it was therefore against the outgoing LR mayor, Jean-Marc Pujol, given in second position in the polls that candidates on the right as on the left preferred to concentrate their attacks. In vain. Not only did the councilor confirm, through the ballot box, his second place with 18% of the votes cast. But, spared, Louis Aliot came out on top with more

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Source: lefigaro

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