The new French president-elect Emmanuel Macron's start-up party on Thursday announced a list of 428 candidates, most of them political unknowns, to fight parliamentary elections that will determine his chances of putting his program into action.

Macron is thus trying to fulfil his promise to draw half of the candidates for his En Marche / On the Move party for June legislative elections from civil society .

The list of candidates, many of them young and half of them women, represented Macr...

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