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2017 French presidential election

presidential election in France
Emmanuel Macron (En Marche!) won the election in the second round on May 7th, 2017

The 2017 French presidential election is a presidential election in France that took place on May 7th, 2017.[1] The incumbent president, François Hollande, decided not to run for a second term because of his low approval ratings.[2]

The main candidates are Nicolas Dupont-Aignan from Debout la France, Marine Le Pen from the National Front, Emmanuel Macron from En Marche!, Benoît Hamon from the Socialist Party, Nathalie Arthaud from Lutte Ouvrière, Philippe Poutou from the New Anticapitalist Party, Jacques Cheminade from Solidarity and Progress, Jean Lassalle from Résistons!, Jean-Luc Mélenchon from La France insoumise, François Asselineau from Popular Republican Union and François Fillon from The Republicans.

On 23 April 2017, Macron won 24% of the vote with Le Pen winning 21%. During the second round, Macron beat Le Pen by a Landslide victory with 66% of the vote to Le Pen's 34%.[3]

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ResultsEdit

First round
23 April 2017
Second round
7 May 2017
Candidate Votes % Votes %
Emmanuel Macron 8,657,326 24.01% 20,753,798 66.10%
Marine Le Pen 7,679,493 21.30% 10,644,118 33.90%
François Fillon 7,213,797 20.01%
Jean-Luc Mélenchon 7,060,885 19.58%
Benoît Hamon 2,291,565 6.36%
Nicolas Dupont-Aignan 1,695,186 4.70%
Jean Lassalle 435,365 1.21%
Philippe Poutou 394,582 1.09%
François Asselineau 332,588 0.92%
Nathalie Arthaud 232,428 0.64%
Jacques Cheminade 65,598 0.18%
Total votes 36,058,813 100% 31,397,916 100%

MapsEdit

First roundEdit

Second roundEdit

PollingEdit

First roundEdit

 

Second roundEdit

 

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Here's all you need to know about the French election". CNBC News. 21 April 2017. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  2. "France presidency: Francois Hollande decides not to run again". BBC. 1 December 2016. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  3. "En direct, Emmanuel Macron élu président : « Je défendrai la France, ses intérêts vitaux, son image »". Le Monde. 7 May 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017.

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