Head of State:President François Hollande
Head of Government:Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
National Assembly (Assemblée nationale):577 members
Last available election results:Presidential, 22 April and 6 May 2012
Last election:Parliamentary, 10 and 17 June 2012
Next election:Presidential, due 2017
1993-2007, round 1. Selected parties.
|UMP - Union for a Popular Movement||Conservative||39,54||313|
|PS - Socialist Party||Social Democratic||24,73||186|
|MoDem - Democratic Movement||Conservative||7,61||3|
|PCF - French Communist Party||Communist||4,29||15|
|Verts - The Greens||Ecologist||3,25||4|
|NC - New Centre||-||2,37||22|
Election results 2012, Counry and NUTS 1.
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Election results 2009, national summary
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