. French National Assembly vote decides battle between Macron and left « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC NEWS/It’s not even two months since Emmanuel Macron was convincingly re-elected as president but he is already in a crunch election that could prevent him pushing through his reforms.

Mr Macron beat the far right in April, but this time the challenge is harder.

Far-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon leads a left-green alliance that finished neck and neck with Macron only a week ago.

They call themselves Nupes and the polls suggest they could stop the president winning the 289 seats he needs for an outright majority.

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