On Sunday, AFP reported, referring to pollsters’ predictions, that French President François Hollande‘s Socialist Party (PS) won a majority in the French parliamentary run-off election. The PS dominated the first round last week, and pollsters predicted they’d win the most seats in Assemblée Nationale. According to Taylor Nelson Sofres and CSA, the PS won between 312 and 326 seats; it needed 289 seats for a majority in the house.
17 June 2012
All elections this year trended “Left”… that is, voters reject the hard-right landshark capitalism of the Neoliberals (“conservatives” in Anglosphere usage). When all the votes in the Greek election get tallied, you’ll find that SYRIZA, PASOK, and KKE outpolled the right. Watch out, Republicans… November’s comin’ up… this year is the “Year of the Red Rose”…