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#French election

# french-election - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Macron battles French left in tight parliament election
# Polling Day
# Polling Day

Macron battles French left in tight parliament election

Updated Jun 19th 2022, 3:10 PM 15,094 Views 7 Comments

Polling projections show that Macron’s party will be the largest, but may fall short of an overall majority.

# french-election - Sunday 24 April, 2022

French election: Exit poll projects Emmanuel Macron to win presidential runoff with 58.2% of vote
# French Election
# French Election

French election: Exit poll projects Emmanuel Macron to win presidential runoff with 58.2% of vote

Apr 24th 2022, 7:04 PM 41,760 Views 72 Comments

Polls have closed in France after a run-off between the incumbent president and his populist opponent.

France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen
# France
# France

France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 12:17 PM 22,058 Views 32 Comments

Analysts have warned that blank votes or abstentions could be crucial in this election.

# french-election - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Opinion: Macron's politically divisive presidency may have engineered Le Pen's comeback
# French Election
# French Election

Opinion: Macron's politically divisive presidency may have engineered Le Pen's comeback

Apr 23rd 2022, 11:35 AM 19,020 Views 26 Comments

Despite Macron’s pledge to limit the appeal of extremist parties, Le Pen is within touching distance of the Élysée, writes Dr Maura Stewart.

# french-election - Friday 22 April, 2022

Crunch time for Macron and Le Pen ahead of presidential vote
# France
# France

Crunch time for Macron and Le Pen ahead of presidential vote

Apr 22nd 2022, 9:14 PM 8,971 Views 8 Comments

Both candidates fired off attacks in interviews today before last-minute walkabouts and rallies.

# french-election - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate
# French Election
# French Election

Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 7:30 AM 38,536 Views 43 Comments

Macron was deemed the winner of the 2.5 hour debate in an opinion poll.

# french-election - Monday 18 April, 2022

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused of misusing public funds
# French Election
# French Election

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused of misusing public funds

Apr 18th 2022, 3:52 PM 39,588 Views 46 Comments

It is not the first time Le Pen and her party were accused of misusing EU funds.

# french-election - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?
# French Election
# French Election

Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?

Apr 9th 2022, 10:00 PM 30,030 Views 23 Comments

Fièvre électorale.

# french-election - Monday 19 June, 2017

Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)
# French Election
# French Election

Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)

Jun 19th 2017, 7:26 AM 8,273 Views 9 Comments

Marine Le Pen’s National Front, meanwhile, had a disappointing result.

# french-election - Sunday 11 June, 2017

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority
# Yes We Macron
# Yes We Macron

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority

Jun 11th 2017, 5:29 PM 31,282 Views 44 Comments

Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

# french-election - Monday 15 May, 2017

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister
# Bienvenue
# Bienvenue

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister

May 15th 2017, 3:02 PM 13,503 Views 7 Comments

One anonymous insider described Philippe as “intelligent, lively and at times a bit crazy”.

# french-election - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president
# New Kid On The Bloc
# New Kid On The Bloc

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

May 13th 2017, 9:30 PM 13,002 Views 46 Comments

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

# french-election - Monday 8 May, 2017

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today
# Landslide
# Landslide

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today

May 8th 2017, 7:26 AM 13,561 Views 45 Comments

Macron handsomely won the French presidency ahead of Marine Le Pen.

# french-election - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election?

May 7th 2017, 12:13 PM 16,939 Views 44 Comments

Whoever wins today’s vote it is set to cause profound change for France.

# french-election - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'
# French Election
# French Election

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'

May 6th 2017, 10:01 AM 12,903 Views 134 Comments

A flood of internal documents were released online last night, barely 24 hours before the election.

# french-election - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election
# Yes We Macron
# Yes We Macron

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election

May 4th 2017, 2:34 PM 12,584 Views 88 Comments

Obama says he won’t be getting involved in “many elections”.

# french-election - Friday 28 April, 2017

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial
# Baggage
# Baggage

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial

Apr 28th 2017, 10:54 AM 15,903 Views 92 Comments

Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.

# french-election - Monday 24 April, 2017

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?
# Le Explainer
# Le Explainer

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?

Apr 24th 2017, 9:22 AM 22,800 Views 61 Comments

And why does it matter?

# french-election - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president
# Explainer
# Explainer

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,815 Views 42 Comments

The topsy-turvy election means the result is next to impossible to predict.

# french-election - Thursday 16 March, 2017

A French presidential candidate could be in trouble over his luxury suits
# Sharp Dressed Man
# Sharp Dressed Man

A French presidential candidate could be in trouble over his luxury suits

Mar 16th 2017, 7:45 PM 11,748 Views 13 Comments

The suits are worth €13,000.

# french-election - Friday 10 March, 2017

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds
# No Show
# No Show

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds

Mar 10th 2017, 6:29 PM 7,804 Views 23 Comments

Le Pen “was summoned this morning and did not turn up,” a judicial source said.

# french-election - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Allegations that his wife earned €830,000 in a "fake job" could end a man's bid for France's presidency
# Fake Jobs
# Fake Jobs

Allegations that his wife earned €830,000 in a "fake job" could end a man's bid for France's presidency

Feb 2nd 2017, 1:50 PM 13,419 Views 25 Comments

A TV interview will be aired tonight.

# french-election - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election
# France
# France

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election

May 6th 2012, 7:55 PM 12,258 Views 96 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat after polls showed him in line to lose the ballot.

# french-election - Saturday 5 May, 2012

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat
# France
# France

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat

May 5th 2012, 6:43 PM 3,447 Views 12 Comments

The first ballots have been cast today in a vote that could have major consequences for Europe.