While in mainland France the citizens of mainland France have been voting for 8 hours, Sunday June 12, the overseas results of the first round of the legislative elections were revealed due to the time difference. The ballot was notably marked by a very strong abstention. Overview of results.

Of the four constituencies of this overseas department, two outgoing deputies are in favorable ballot. In the 2nd constituency, Justine Benin, who plays her role as Secretary of State for the Sea in the government, came out on top with 31.31% of the vote. She is ahead of the various left candidate Christian Baptiste who won 26.76% of the vote.

In the 1st constituency, outgoing deputy Olivier Serva (various left) came out ahead with 43.44% of the vote ahead of another diverse left candidate, Dominique Biras, who obtained 15.02% of the vote.

In the 3rd constituency, the candidate of the National Rally, Rody Tolassy, ​​created a surprise by coming first in this first round with 20.09% of the vote. He is ahead of the outgoing deputy, Max Mathiasin (dissident MoDem), who obtained 16.93% of the vote.

In the 4th constituency, the socialist candidate and mayor of the commune of Saint-Claude, Elie Califer, is well ahead with 38.61% of the vote. He is ahead of Nicolas Sarkozy’s former overseas minister, Marie-Luce Penchard (Guadeloupe united, responsible and united-Together!), who obtained 19.88% of the vote. Note, the participation on the island which was very low: 25.31%, against 25.60% in the first round in 2017.

During this first round, marked by strong abstention in the four constituencies, with a participation of 21.37%, against 26% in 2017, the only outgoing deputy to stand for re-election, Jean-Philippe Nilor (Democratic and Republican Left), was put on waivers by the former president of the territorial community Alfred Marie-Jeanne, 85, his former mentor. In this 4th constituency, Mr. Nilor obtained 44.2% against 25.80% for Mr. Marie-Jeanne.

In the 1st constituency, regionalist Philippe Edmond-Mariette came out on top with 17.90% of the vote. He is ahead of Jiovanny William who won 13.80% of the vote.

In the 2nd constituency, regionalist Marcellin Nadeau is in the lead with 27.60% of the vote. He will face in the second round another regionalist candidate, Justin Pamphile, who won 25.90% of the votes.

In the 3rd constituency, the various left candidate Johnny Hajjar came out on top quite easily with 37% of the vote. He will face regionalist Francis Carole who won 18.9% of the vote.

In the 1st constituency, regionalist candidate Yvane Goua, spokesperson for the Tróp violans movement, came out on top with 20.77% of the vote. She will face another regionalist candidate, Jean-Victor Castor (Decolonization and Social Emancipation Movement), who obtained 17.30% of the votes.

In the 2nd constituency, the outgoing Macronist deputy, Lénaïck Adam, is in a favorable ballot against the trade unionist Davy Rimane, member of the Guyanese Workers’ Union (various left). Mr. Adam obtained 31% of the vote, against 21.30% for Mr. Rimane.

In Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélémy, the candidate of the presidential party, Frantz Gumbs, came out on top with 47.09% of the vote. He will face the various right candidate, Daniel Gibbs, who obtained 27.62% of the vote. Note that the outgoing LR deputy, Claire Guion-Firmin, came fourth (6.52% of the vote) and is therefore eliminated. Here too, the participation rate is down with 53.47% of registrants having traveled, compared to 59.47% in 2017.

While the deputy of La République en Marche, Stéphane Claireaux, did not represent himself, the second round will oppose the various right candidate of the local Archipel movement tomorrow, Stéphane Lenormand, to Olivier Gaston, close to the party of La France Insoumise of Jean-Luc Melenchon. The first obtained 32.39% of the votes, against 29.59% for the second. The participation rate reached 53.45%, six points lower than in 2017.