2022 French presidential election

latest presidential election held in France

The 2022 French presidential election was held between 10 and 24 April 2022, the first round was held on 10 April 2022. The second round was held two weeks after the first. Since no candidate wins a majority of the vote in the first round, a runoff was held between the top two candidates two weeks later, which was incumbent president is Emmanuel Macron of La République En Marche! (LREM) against right-wing Deputy Marine Le Pen. Macron became the first French president to be re-elected in twenty years.[1]

2022 French presidential election

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24 April 2022 (2nd round)
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Opinion polls
  Emmanuel Macron June 2021 (cropped).jpg Marine Le Pen 2022 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Emmanuel Macron Marine Le Pen
Party LREM RN
Popular vote 18,768,639 13,288,686
Percentage 58.6% 41.4%

2022 French Presidential Election First Round Map.svg
Map of the results of the French presidential election by region and department in the first round

2022 French Presidential Election Second Round Map.svg
Map of the results of the French presidential election by region and department in the second round

President before election

Emmanuel Macron
LREM

Elected President

Emmanuel Macron
LREM

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CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

On 7 March 2022, the Constitutional Council published the names of the twelve candidates who received 500 valid sponsorships, with the order of the list determined by drawing lots.[2]

DeclinedEdit

ResultsEdit

e • d [9]
Candidate Party 1st round
10 April 2022
2nd round
24 April 2022
Votes % Votes %
Emmanuel Macron La République En Marche! LREM 9,785,578 27.84 18,779,812 58.55
Marine Le Pen National Rally RN 8,136,369 23.15 13,279,729 41.45
Jean-Luc Mélenchon La France Insoumise LFI 7,714,949 21.95
Éric Zemmour Reconquête R! 2,485,935 7.07
Valérie Pécresse The Republicans LR 1,679,470 4.78
Yannick Jadot Europe Ecology – The Greens EELV 1,628,337 4.63
Jean Lassalle Résistons! RES 1,101,690 3.13
Fabien Roussel French Communist Party PCF 802,615 2.28
Nicolas Dupont-Aignan Debout la France DLF 725,356 2.06
Anne Hidalgo Socialist Party PS 616,651 1.75
Philippe Poutou New Anticapitalist Party NPA 268,984 0.77
Nathalie Arthaud Lutte Ouvrière LO 197,184 0.56
Total 35,143,118 100.00 32,077,541 100.00
Valid votes 35,143,118 97.83 32,077,541 91.40
Blank ballots 543,638 1.51 2,228,012 6.35
Null ballots 237,023 0.69 790,987 2.25
Turnout 35,923,779 73.69 35,096,540 71.99
Abstentions 12,824,135 26.31 13,655,960 28.01
Registered voters 48,747,914 48,752,500

Official results published by the Constitutional Council1st round result

Opinion pollingEdit

Second round (Macron vs. Le Pen)Edit

First roundEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Spencer, Mimosa; Jabkhiro, Juliette; Foroudi, Layli (24 April 2022). "France's Macron beats Le Pen to win second term". Reuters. Retrieved 24 April 2022.
  2. "Élection présidentielle : Laurent Fabius rend publique la liste des candidats – Conseil constitutionnel présidentielle 2022". presidentielle2022.conseil-constitutionnel.fr. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  3. Romain David (18 March 2017). "Jacques Cheminade, le dernier tour de piste d'un ovni de la présidentielle". Europe 1. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  4. Michaël Bloch (19 November 2017). "François Fillon : "La politique peut vous détruire"". Le Journal du Dimanche. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  5. "Anne Hidalgo ne sera pas candidate à la présidentielle de 2022". www.20minutes.fr (in French). Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  6. Arthur Berdah (19 November 2017). "Bruno Le Maire exhorte Emmanuel Macron à se représenter en 2022". Le Figaro. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  7. "La nouvelle vie de Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, loin de la politique". Europe 1. Maxence Lambrecq. 12 September 2017. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  8. "Marion Maréchal annonce qu'elle ne sera pas candidate à la présidentielle de 2022". October 2019.
  9. "Election présidentielle 2022". www.resultats-elections.interieur.gouv.fr. Archived from the original on 10 April 2022. Retrieved 10 April 2022.