A quick look at the logistics of France's presidential election, with voting on Sunday: ___ THE ELECTION: Eleven candidates in Sunday's first round, reduced to the top two vote-getters in a winner-takes-all round two on May 7.

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  • General strike in French Polynesia against undermining of pensions
    Tahoeraa Huiraatira is a right-wing party whose leader, former President Gaston Flosse, supported Marine Le Pen, leader of the fascist National Front, in last year’s French presidential election. French Polynesia has long-standing strategic significance ...
    02/16/2018 - 4:33 pm | View Link
  • President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron: From white-knuckle handshake to red-carpet embrace
    Yet their relationship didn’t start on the best of terms. During the French presidential election, Trump openly backed Macron’s opponent, the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, whose anti-Europe policies and isolationist stance contrast starkly with ...
    02/9/2018 - 11:19 pm | View Link
  • French far-right icon Jean-Marie Le Pen gets mixed ruling
    Marine Le Pen placed second in the first round of last year's French presidential election, but suffered a resounding loss to Emmanuel Macron in the runoff. Neither Le Pen was present for Friday's ruling.
    02/9/2018 - 3:05 am | View Link
  • French court deals blow to far-right icon Jean-Marie Le Pen
    Marine Le Pen was runnerup in last year’s French presidential election but she suffered a resounding loss to Emmanuel Macron, and her party is now in a tailspin. Neither Le Pen was present for Friday’s ruling.
    02/8/2018 - 8:31 pm | View Link
  • Everyone Loved This French-Muslim Singer’s Leonard Cohen Cover. Then They Read Her Facebook Posts.
    JTA — In a deeply divided nation that is still reeling from a toxic presidential election last spring, as well as jihadist and racist attacks, Mennel Ibtissem’s performances offered a rare vision of hope. The blue-eyed Muslim woman sang Arabic and ...
    02/8/2018 - 6:14 am | View Link
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  • French Presidential Elections 2017
    2017: An eventful year marked by electoral surprises, natural disasters and powerful hashtags As France gets into the holiday spirit, we take a look back at what 2017 ...
    02/12/2018 - 6:31 am | View Website
  • French legislative election, 2012
    Background Presidential election. The elections came a month after the presidential election won by François Hollande of the Socialist Party. Since 2002, legislative ...
    02/10/2018 - 10:37 am | View Website
  • French presidential election, 1848
    The French presidential election of 1848 was the first ever held. It elected the first and only president of the Second Republic. The election was held on 10 December ...
    02/9/2018 - 12:47 pm | View Website
  • Macron Decisively Defeats Le Pen in French Presidential ...
    How France Voted. Detailed maps of the French presidential election show how Emmanuel Macron decisively beat right-wing nationalist Marine Le Pen.
    12/21/2017 - 7:44 pm | View Website
  • Emmanuel Macron vows unity after winning French ...
    Who is the new French president, Emmanuel Macron? – video Despite the wide margin of the final result, Le Pen’s score nonetheless marked a historic high for the ...
    05/8/2017 - 6:43 am | View Website
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