French cantonal elections, 1992

Cantonale elections to renew canton general councillors were held in France on 22 and 29 March 1992. The left, in power since 1988, lost 6 departments.

Electoral system

The cantonales elections use the same system as the regional or legislative elections. There is a 10% threshold (10% of registered voters) needed to proceed to the second round.

Change in control

From left to right

National results

Party/Alliance % (first round) % (second round)
  PS 19.00% 24.72%
UDF 14.85% 19.09%
  RPR 14.51% 19.99%
Miscellaneous Right 13.47% 14.78%
FN 12.31% 6.36%
PCF 9.48% 6.95%
Les Verts 8.00% 1.69%
Miscellaneous Left 4.07% 4.38%
GE 2.04% 0.47%
PRG 0.87% 1.04%
Far-Left 0.85% 0.42%
Regionalists 0.31% 0.11%
Far-Right 0.15% 0.00%
Miscellaneous 0.09% 0.00%



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