According to the ELABE exit poll, the RN party is leading in the Sunday election with 24.2 percent of votes, while President Emmanuel Macron's La Republique En Marche! (LREM) trails second with 22.4 percent.
"The president of the republic must draw conclusions […] There is at least one more thing, in my opinion, [to be done: that is] the dissolution of the National Assembly to make the voting system more democratic and finally representing the real opinion of the country", Le Pen said, broadcast live by the BFMTV channel.
In the 2014 European elections, Marine Le Pen’s party also topped the vote, having received 24.85 percent.
The LREM list in the current election is headed by Natalie Loiseau, a former minister for European affairs. The RN party’s top candidate is Jordan Bardella, aged 23.