The Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe won the elections of the mayor of Le Havre, which is on the North of the country. This publication reports La Tribune.
The second round of local elections took place in France on June 28. Philip was ahead of his rival from the Communist Jean-Paul Lecoq and gained more than 58% of the vote.
It is unknown what will Philip after the final tabulation. He previously admitted that he could leave the Premiership if elected mayor, however, would leave this decision to the discretion of the President of France Emmanuel Makron.
According to the French Constitution, Philip can offer a job to a candidate the mayor, and himself to continue working as the head of the government.
The publication notes that the rating of the Prime Minister in France is now very high.
Radio RTF reports that in a number of major cities won by the representatives of the party “Europe Ecology Green”. Now “green” mayors are in Lyon, Bordeaux, Strasbourg, Annecy, besançon, Poitiers, tours and several other cities.
In Paris wins the current mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo.
The second round of elections was scheduled for March 22, but because of the coronavirus pandemic it has been postponed. In the elections of 28 June has recorded a record low turnout of 40.5%.