Marine Le Pen account name to the National Front during the next congress which will be held in march, she announced to the antenna of the issuing The Grand Rendez-vous on the channel Europe 1.
“I will propose a name change to the national Front. We do not renounce to anything, we begin a new chapter in our history,” said the politician.
However, it has never specified what name would be given to his party.
Ms. Le Pen also added that she wanted to transform the national Front into a political opposition that would gather the majority for the next French presidential election.
Emmanuel Macron has been elected President of the Republic Sunday, may 7, with a 66.1 % of the votes according to the final results provided by the ministry of the Interior. 33.9% of the French voted for Marine Le Pen. The president of the Front national exceeded its result from the first round of the French presidential election and obtained more than 10 million votes in the second round, according to figures from the ministry. Thus, Marine Le Pen has set a new record for the national Front.
The second round was marked by a high abstention rate (25,38 %), a level unprecedented since 1969. White and void are approaching 9 % of registered voters (over four million), which is also a record for a presidential election.