Public financing of political events relies each on the variety of votes obtained within the first spherical and on the variety of members obtained within the second spherical.
Marine Le Pen is smiling. Even when the Rassemblement nationwide is outdistanced by the events loyal to the President of the Republic, Ensemble! and by the coalition led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the Nupes, the lepénistes are glad. For his or her celebration, on the verge of chapter, is assured of replenishing its coffers.
1.64 euro per poll within the poll field
The financing of political events and teams has been fastened by legislation since 1988. The general public allocation is included within the finance legislation. It has been set at simply over 66 million euros for 2022. It’s paid to political events in two fractions. The primary fraction is allotted in proportion to the variety of votes obtained within the first spherical of the election. This yr, one vote yields €1.64.
The second fraction is allotted in accordance with the variety of deputies elected to the Nationwide Meeting.
Thus, the Rassemblement Nationwide, having obtained 4.2 million votes on June 12, will probably be credited with a tidy sum of practically € 7 million per yr. A windfall for the far-right celebration, which has received 1.2 million votes in 5 years.
The second fraction will depend upon the variety of elected officers labeled RN, on June 19.
A recreation that may repay
As for the Nupes, which obtained 5.8 million votes within the first spherical, it’ll obtain a little bit greater than 9.5 million euros per yr. It would then be liable for redistributing this manna to the assorted events that make it up: La France Insoumise, the PCF, the Ecologists…. It goes with out saying that the variety of deputies who will fill the seats of the Meeting will nonetheless usher in some huge cash for the New Fashionable, Financial and Social Union.
Politics can be a recreation of likelihood that may repay.
13 political events
Thus, the general public funding of 2022 (based mostly on the 2017 elections) awarded:
- La République en Marche: € 20,981,737
- The Republicans: € 13,118,418
- Socialist Get together: € 5,946,460
- Nationwide Rally: € 5,179,575
- MoDem: € 5,056,899
- UDI : 3.959.892 € (FRENCH)
- Communist Get together: € 2,163,162
- Areas and Folks in Solidarity: 799,092 €.
- Radical Get together of the Left: 604.050
- Debout la France : 505.132 € (in French)
- La France qui ose : 113.866 €
- Unbiased Ecological Alliance: 105.888
- Animalist Get together: € 67,186