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French President Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move (La République En Marche (La REM)) party has won a clear parliamentary majority, CNN reported.

With nearly all votes counted, his party, alongside its MoDem allies, won more than 300 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly. 

The Conservative Republicains came a distant second with 22 per cent of the vote and 113 seats, while the head of the Socialistes quit after his party suffered a horrendous defeat. The party won just 6 per cent of the vote and 29 seats.

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