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#French elections

# french-elections - Monday 19 June, 2017

French elections: 'Macron can't claim a strong popular mandate'
# Opinion
# Opinion

French elections: 'Macron can't claim a strong popular mandate'

Jun 19th 2017, 8:30 PM 395 Views 14 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron’s comfortable majority might turn out to be less comfortable than the numbers suggest, writes Dr Míde Ní Shúilleabháin.

# french-elections - Monday 12 June, 2017

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election
# Vive La France
# Vive La France

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election

Jun 12th 2017, 7:23 AM 12,821 Views 45 Comments

The French press, however, are focusing on the low turnout for yesterday’s election.

# french-elections - Friday 12 May, 2017

Opinion: 'Electing Macron last week could result in Le Pen winning the next election in 2022'
# French Elections
# French Elections

Opinion: 'Electing Macron last week could result in Le Pen winning the next election in 2022'

May 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 270 Views 65 Comments

Macron’s approach, is the failed strategy of austerity or neoliberalism, writes Julien Mercille.

# french-elections - Monday 24 April, 2017

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections
# Macron Economics
# Macron Economics

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections

Apr 24th 2017, 7:05 AM 16,281 Views 34 Comments

The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment.

# french-elections - Monday 18 June, 2012

French elections: Hollande's Socialists win control of parliament
# France
# France

French elections: Hollande's Socialists win control of parliament

Jun 18th 2012, 8:12 AM 1,176 Views 2 Comments

The victory in parliamentary run-offs means the new President will have an easier time getting new legislation passed.

# french-elections - Monday 11 June, 2012

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority
# French Elections
# French Elections

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority

Jun 11th 2012, 8:50 AM 826 Views 12 Comments

President Francois Hollande’s parliamentary majority will give him the opportunity to push through budget and tax reforms, and to move away from austerity towards growth.

# french-elections - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Ireland's French population voting for their own MP in new parliament
# Elections
# Elections

Ireland's French population voting for their own MP in new parliament

Jun 3rd 2012, 4:11 PM 3,328 Views 21 Comments

The French parliamentary election includes 11 new expatriate constituencies – with voting beginning this weekend.

# french-elections - Friday 20 April, 2012

French presidential candidates make final push for votes
# France
# France

French presidential candidates make final push for votes

Apr 20th 2012, 12:44 PM 1,503 Views 8 Comments

Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy faces a challenge to hold onto the presidency with polls showing that Socialist Francois Hollande is on course to win the election.

# french-elections - Saturday 26 March, 2011

Local election defeat on the cards for Sarkozy's ruling party
# France
# France

Local election defeat on the cards for Sarkozy's ruling party

Mar 26th 2011, 3:34 PM 528 Views 0 Comments

France’s involvement in Libyan coalition campaign hasn’t made much of an impression on voters closer to home.

# french-elections - Monday 7 March, 2011

Le Pen takes surprise lead in French presidential polling
# France
# France

Le Pen takes surprise lead in French presidential polling

Mar 7th 2011, 8:34 AM 839 Views 1 Comment

The president of the National Front, and daughter of its divisive founder, is the most popular candidate for president.