Tag Archive: French Presidential Election 2017

May 07 2017

French Presidential Election Results

As per The Guardian, centrist Emmanuel Macron, 39, will become the next president of France. He trounced Marine La Pen, as expected, winning by a wide margin. The centrist Emmanuel Macron is the next president of France, defeating his far right rival Marine Le Pen by a comfortable 65.1% to 34.9%, according to a usually …

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Apr 23 2017

French Presidential Election 2017: Round One (Update)

Update 20:45 CEST: François Fillon conceded defeat calling for his supporters to vote against the far-right that Marine Le Pen represents and endorses Emmanuel Macron. Update 20:35 CEST: The Guardian has an historic note about this election: (T)his is the first time in modern French history that neither of the mainstream centre-right or centre-left parties …

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Apr 17 2017

French Presidential Election: Vive La France

On April 23 French voters will go to the polls to elect a new president. The French election of its chief executive is a direct election, unlike the US, which is determined by vote of the majority of the people. The winner must get 50%. If not, then in two weeks on May 7, there …

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