European Elections and the Far Right: France at a Crossroad

The 2024 European Union parliamentary elections concluded with a notable surge in support for far-right parties across several member states, including France. Held from 6th to 9th June, these elections saw 751 seats contested, with voters from the 27 EU member states casting their ballots for new representatives. The results are set to profoundly influence the EU’s future policies, especially regarding security and decision-making. The growing influence of far-right parties,