France presidential election 2022

France presidential election 2022

Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in second round of France’s presidential elections

Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in second round of France’s presidential elections

French leader Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen are set to face off in the final vote on April 24.

French leader Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen are set to face off in the final vote on April 24.

As per the projections and exit polls , Macron came first with 28.1-29.5% of the vote, followed by Le Pen on 23.3-24.4%

Left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon came third in the field of 12 with roughly 20% of the vote.

Left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon came third in the field of 12 with roughly 20% of the vote.

Marine Le Pen, seen as economically left-wing despite being very much affiliated with the far right in France, has been highly focused on the cost of living in Europe.

Back in 2017, the pair also faced each other in the final round of the French elections, where Macron won with 66.1% of the votes, while Le Pen gathered 33.9%.

Back in 2017, the pair also faced each other in the final round of the French elections, where Macron won with 66.1% of the votes, while Le Pen gathered 33.9%.

All eyes on the final round of French Elections on 24th April 2022

All eyes on the final round of French Elections on 24th April 2022