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07/05/2017 Emmanuel Macron wins France's presidential election

A run-off was held between the top two candidates, Emmanuel Macron of En Marche! and Marine Le Pen of the National Front, which Macron won by a decisive margin. The presidential election was followed by legislative elections to elect members of the National Assembly.


  • Essentials 

  • Background 

  • Candidates 

  • Non-candidates 

  • Primaries 

  • Fillon affair (Penelopegate) 

  • Other incidents 

  • First round 

  • Second round 

  • Post-election