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France votes in snap parliamentary election (12 images)

By Wade Sheridan

French citizens vote during the final round of snap parliamentary elections, with young voters celebrating the gains made by the left-wing New Popular Front coalition in Paris on Sunday. French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist coalition lost its majority in Parliament.



Young people celebrate on the statue of Marianne, symbol of the French Republic, after the unexpected gains made by the left-wing New Popular Front coalition during the final round of snap parliamentary elections in Paris on July 7, 2024. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
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The elections created a hung parliament, leaving French political parties faced with the daunting task of putting together a government. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
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The left-wing alliance won the most seats in the French parliament. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
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The scene in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
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