The Fight For France, Round 1 & Round 2

Written By Yuge Politics - May 7th, 2017

The French Election was one for the history books. For the first time in decades neither establishment party candidate made it to the second round of elections. Instead far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and former investment banker Emmanuel Macron upset the political norms and surged into the second round of elections in the most controversial French Election ever (1).

First Round Results (2)

Advancer: Emmanuel Macron - 24.01%

Advancer: Marine Le Pen - 21.30%

Next up: Francois Fillon - 20.01%

Next up: Jean-Luc Melenchon - 19.58%

Main Points

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Sources

CNN (1)

The Local (2)

The New York Times (3)