On Thursday, the biography of his profile X (ex-Twitter) did not announce his candidacy for the Senate. As if, in case of failure, the deputy of the North of the rebellious France Ugo Bernalicis hoped to go under the radar. This Sunday evening, thanks to the renewal of half of the upper house of Parliament, the Insoumise lost its bet, with only 1.6% of the votes. Former minister Patrick Kanner, leader of the socialist group in the Senate, elected since 2017 in his Lille constituency, renewed his mandate for six years. The EELV list led by Céline Scavennec won XX% of the vote.
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Last summer, after months of reflection and small sentences that were not very helpful, faced with LFI who wanted to win seats, the PS (64 senators), the PCF (14) and EELV (12) signed an electoral agreement for common lists, allowing them to renew their incumbents in fifteen departments. The North was not concerned. The Unsubmissive reproached their allies for burying the Nupes for the senatorials. But the risk of defeat - LFI has few electors - compared to the objective of electing 100 left-wing senators, prevailed.