Transformation of Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties: Reform of National Rally and its Political Influence


  • Zhou Xia



National Ally; Right-Wing Populist Parties; Marine Le Pen; Political Party Reform.


In April 2022, Marine Le Pen, the leader of the National Ally, not only entered the second round of the French presidential election again, but also achieved a new high in the election results of French far-right parties with 41.45% of the votes. Similarly, in the June parliamentary elections, the National Ally’s seats increased from 9 to 89, which is undoubtedly a further affirmation of the National Ally reform. Since 2011, Marine Le Pen who has carried out top-down reform of the National Ally put forward a series of strategies, including anti-European integration, de-demonization, and networking, which made a breakthrough in the European parliament elections and French municipal elections, leaving a great impact on the political ecology of French political parties and European politics. Radical right-wing populist parties, represented by the French National Ally, have a voter base that should not be underestimated and become important in the political arena of Western Europe.


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Xia, Z. (2022). Transformation of Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties: Reform of National Rally and its Political Influence. BCP Social Sciences & Humanities, 20, 375-387.