Presidential 2022: Christiane Taubira will submit to the result of the Popular Primary

“I accept the risk of democracy. I will accept the People’s Primary verdict, last chance of a possible union of the left. ” With this declaration, from a market in Bondy (Seine-Saint-Denis), Christiane Taubira announced that she will comply with the next result of the Popular Primary.

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After having considered a primary in which the candidates engage, the collective of the Popular Primary has changed feet in the face of the refusal of several candidates, by providing for a “Popular nomination”, a vote of its several hundred thousand subscribers on the Internet.

“It is the most beautiful of legitimacy”, estimated the former minister of François Hollande, a prestigious figure with some voters, but whose entry into the arena in December has so far not sparked a breakthrough in the polls. “I invite the other candidates of the left and environmentalists to do the same”, that is to say, accept the “Verdict”, did she say. “There is nothing to fear from the People’s Primary voters, who are enamored of all righteousness.”, she added, insisting: “We therefore have to accept this risk, for my part I accept it”.

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Socialist candidate Anne Hidalgo admitted the failure on Saturday, January 8 ” for the moment “ of his proposal for a primary in the absence of the commitment of the other candidates, the rebellious Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the ecologist Yannick Jadot, the cantor of the “Remountada” Arnaud Montebourg and the Communist Fabien Roussel.

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Three months before the presidential election, the left is fragmented into five main candidates, and none of them is able to compete in the polls with the rights and Emmanuel Macron. By her statement on Sunday, Christiane Taubira calls the “Citizens who want the change to move to kick the butt of those” who refuse the union, by registering for the vote at the end of January, explained his entourage to AFP.


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