The Council of State enjoined the Minister of the Interior to consider the New People’s Ecological and Social Union (Nupes) as a “political nuance in its own right”. This decision thus vindicates Jean-Luc Mélenchon who had seized the Council of State for interim measures. The body considered that “counting the political parties of this coalition separately may undermine the sincerity of the presentation of the electoral results”, she detailed in a press release.
Gérald Darmanin had decided “not to bring together, under a single nuance, the political parties having created the coalition of the New Popular Ecological and Social Union” resulting from the agreement between LFI, the PS, EELV and the PCF, recalled the Board of state. The judge in chambers therefore considered that the color chart put in place by the Minister of the Interior would group together under the label Together! the results of the presidential majority, while environmental candidates invested by Nupes, for example, would be “counted under another nuance with other environmental movements not belonging” to the alliance.
The Ministry of the Interior took note on Twitter “of the decision of the Council of State on the nuance of the candidates for the legislative elections. He will proceed with the modification of the shade grid to create the Nupes shade,” he assured.
The Ministry of the Interior takes note of the decision of the Council of State on the nuance of the candidates for the legislative elections. He will modify the swatches grid to create the NUPES swatch.
Also on Twitter, Insoumis chef Jean-Luc Mélenchon shouted “victory”. “The Council of State validates the obligation for Darmanin to nominate us and count us as Nupes for the legislative elections. Darmanin and Macron must stop their hacks and shenanigans,” he added. ” Victoire ! “, also exclaimed the boss of EELV Julien Bayou, seeing it as a” huge snub for the Minister of the Interior who had dared this maneuver and recognized the common banner of his movement but not [their] “. The communist Ian Brossat also welcomed that “the rough manipulations of the Minister of the Interior have just taken the wall of the Council of State”.
Victoire. The Council of State validates the obligation for Darmanin to name us and count us as
The left alliance had denounced the political color chart of the Ministry of the Interior for the elections of June 12 and 19 which did not take into account the Nupes in the registrations of candidates with the prefectures.