Volunteers count votes at a polling station in Marseille in southern France. While a runoff is necessary, first round results show that the Socialist Party and its allies are set to win 40 percent of the votes for the French National Assembly.
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Volunteers count votes at a polling station in Marseille in southern France. While a runoff is necessary, first round results show that the Socialist Party and its allies are set to win 40 percent of the votes for the French National Assembly.