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Gérard Filoche, standing in French Socialist 'Primary' to be Presidential Candiate... with 8 Others...,

From the Left, Gérard Filoche, Standing in French Socialist Primary.

9 candidates are bidding for Socialist primary (during the coming January) in France

RFI sums this up, 530 more words

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France: President François Hollande Selflessly Decides Not to Face Humiliation.

Bye-Bye Hollande.

French President François Hollande said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year, bowing to historically low approval ratings after a troubled term in power. 857 more words

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Mitterrand's Election

Explain how Mitterrand and the Parti socialiste achieved presidential and governmental power in 1981.

After the presidential election of May 1981, François Mitterrand of the… 1,824 more words


What is the usual turnout for primaries?

I have previously written about how the Australian Labor Party’s community preselection trials had turnout usually between 2-5% of the electorate. It prompted me to wonder whether it was the normal level of turnout for a primary or an anomaly. 1,078 more words

Australian Labor Party

A French Terror-Politik?

A French Terror-Politik?

Dr Sami Everett reflects on French politics and policy-making in the six months since the November 13th attacks.

It has been a little over six months since the Friday 13th November Paris attacks. 1,387 more words

French Socialists Face Crisis as Leading Supporters Launch Frontal Attack on Valls Government.

Trop, c’est trop: Enough is Enough!

The publication of  SORTIR DE L’IMPASSE signed by 17 leading left figures, headed by Martine Aubry, and including  centrist Green, Daniel Cohn-Bendit (MEP), Socialist MPs, Yann Galut, Chaynesse Khirouni, Christian Paul) and intellectuels et économistes Michel Vieworka, Daniel Cohen) is shaking the French political scene. 1,037 more words

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