Articles tagged French Presidential Election

Macron, Le Pen to compete a second time for French presidency: The stakes have never been higher

Sunday’s election marked the complete collapse of France’s institutional parties (Les Républicains and the Parti socialiste) who formerly were more or less assured of reaching the second round and of obtaining the lion’s share of seats in the two houses of Parliament: what will happen in June when legislative elections will renew the National Assembly is anyone’s guess.