1995 French presidential election

1995 presidential election in France

Presidential elections in France to elect the fifth president of the French Fifth Republic happened on 23 April and 7 May 1995.

1995 French presidential election

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7 May 1995 (second round)
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Nominee Jacques Chirac Lionel Jospin
Party Rally for the Republic Socialist Party (France)
Popular vote 15,763,027 14,180,644
Percentage 52.6% 47.4%

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Results of the second round by department

President before election

François Mitterrand
Socialist Party (France)

Elected President

Jacques Chirac
Rally for the Republic

Other websitesEdit

  • [1] Radio-TV debate Jacques Chirac/Lionel Jospin
  • [2] Announcement of the result of the second round, on TV