In line with Presidential election when neither right wing political party nor the Socialist Party were in the run off, the legislative elections are unprecedented.
First of all, every/ almost all Ministers that were also candidates for the legislative election managed to be elected: Junior Minister in charge of Digital, Mounir Mahjoubi (LREM, Paris) scored 51.5%, Minister of Economy, Bruno Le Maire (Eure) reached 64.53%, State secretary, Christophe Castaner, the government spokesman, scored 61.6%, Marielle de Sarnez, Delegate Minister of European Affairs arrived first with 63.5%, Richard Ferrand, Minister for Territorial cohesion managed to be first with 56%. Annick Girardin, Minister for overseas scored 51.9%.
Former Socialist’s Ministers who claim their support to Emmanuel Macron had mixed results such as Marisol Touraine (Indre-et-Loire, Former socialist Minister for Health), and Myriam El-Khomri (Labour Minister within Hollande’s Government) who lost. On the contrary, Stéphane Le Foll (Sarthe, Former Minister for Agriculture under Hollande’s presidential term); Sylvia Pinel (Tarn-et-Garonne, Former Minister for Housing), Manuel Valls (Former Socialist Prime Minister) won.
Several leading MPs did not manage to be reelected especially from the Socialist party such as Benoit Hamon (candidate for the Socialist Party in the 2017 presidential election) who was not at the second round as the President of the Socialist Party, Jean-Christophe Cambadélis or Matthias Fekl (State secretary for Commerce and tourism and Interior Minister within Hollande’s Government); former Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem arrived second. From the Republicans, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet (Paris) arrived second as Gilles Boyer (former campaign director of Alain Juppé).
It is worth noting that most National Assembly Committees’ president lost. Former President of the Committee for Social Affairs, Catherine Lemorton (Socialist party, Haute-Garonne) was not at the second round as the former president of Sustainable development Committee, Jean-Paul Chanteguet (Socialist party, Indre), the President of the Law Committee, Dominique Raimbourg (Socialist party, Loire-Atlantique) and the President of Foreign policy Committee, Elisabeth Guigou (Socialist Party, Seine-Saint-Denis).
Patrick Bloche (socialist party, Paris) former president of the Culture committee arrived second; Fréderique Massat (Socialist party, Arriège) former President of the Economy committee did not stand for her reelection.
The President of the Finance Committee who belongs to the Republicans Party, Gilles Carrez (Val-de-Marne) manage to be reelected as the general rapporteur for Budget, Valérie Rabault (Socialist party, Tarn-et-Garonne) won with more than 55%.
Other Key leading MPs (from The Socialist Party or the Republicans ), that can be considered as specialist in their field of expertise had mixed results.
In the field of budget and finance, Christophe Bouillon (Socialist Party, Seine-Maritime) won as Eric Woerth (The Republicans, Oise. He was former Budget Minister and former Social affairs Minister within Sarkozy's government); Véronique Louwagie (The Republicans,Orne). Charles de Courson (UDI (centrist), Marne) were reelected. He is one of the main expert in the Assembly on finance and budget related issues. Dominique Lefebvre (socialist party, val-d’Oise), specialist on Budget related topics, did not reach the second round. Christian Jacob (Seine-et-Marne), last president of the Republicans group in the National Assembly, won the election.
Laure de La Raudière (The Republicans, Eure-et-Loir) who is one of the main expert on digital was reelected with more than 56%. Lionel Tardy (The Republicans, Haute-Savoie) who is also a specialist on digital topics lost.
On environmental/energy issues, it is worth noting that Julien Aubert (Republicans, Vaucluse) was reelected as Martial Saddier (The Republicans, Haute-Savoie) and Bertrand Pancher (Republicans, Meuse, President of the association "Decider Ensemble").
On Social security related topics, Catherine Vautrin (The Republicans, Marne) arrived second with 49%. She was one of the Vice-president in the National Assembly. Gérard Bapt (Socialist party, Haute-Garonne) who has been elected since 1978, lost at the first round. He was the rapporteur for the Social Security Bills at the National Assembly. Jean-Pierre Door (the Republicans, Loiret) and Jean-Louis Touraine from the Republic on the Move ! political party arrived first.