The Patriots (France)

The Patriots (French: Les Patriotes; LP) is a nationalist and hard Eurosceptic political party in France. It was founded by former Vice President of the Front National, Florian Philippot and registered on 29 September 2017.

Les Patriotes
LeaderFlorian Philippot
Founded29 September 2017 (2017-09-29)
Split fromNational Front
Headquarters122, rue des Rosiers, 93400 Saint-Ouen
Membership (2018)Increase 7,000[1]
IdeologyFrench nationalism
Hard Euroscepticism[2]
Souverainism
Right-wing populism
Gaullism
Political positionRight-wing[3] to far-right[4][5]
European Parliament groupEurope of Freedom and Direct Democracy
Colors     Orange
National Assembly
1 / 577
Senate
0 / 348
European Parliament
0 / 74
Presidency of Regional Councils
0 / 17
Presidency of Departmental Councils
0 / 101
Website
les-patriotes.fr Edit this at Wikidata
First Logo (until 2018)

Election resultsEdit

European ParliamentEdit

Election year Votes % Seats +/−
2019 147,140 0.65
0 / 79
  2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Béatrice Houchard (29 May 2018). "Européennes: les paris risqués de Florian Philippot". L'Opinion. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Florian Philippot a présenté la charte de son parti, Les Patriotes". Le Monde. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2017..
  3. ^ "Explained: how France's newest party is copying Farage in a bid for Frexit". Euronews. 20 February 2018.
  4. ^ Laurent de Boissieu. "Les Patriotes (LP)". france-politique.fr. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  5. ^ Les Patriotes: How Le Pen’s ex-protégé hopes to win over French far right. France 24. Author - Louise Nordstorm. Published 18 December 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2018.

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