As expected, Benoît Hamon has won the Socialist primary 58-41. Participation is up from last week, 1.1 million with 60% of precincts reporting.
In short, a decisive victory for les frondeurs, a stinging rebuke for the party of government. Hollande is undoubtedly glad he avoided the thrashing that Valls has taken for him.
So what lies ahead? Corbynisation? Renewal? Fragmentation? Decline into irrelevance? Replacement by a Macronized left? Anything is possible. But the era of Epinay is definitively over.