ARTICLES RELATING TO FRANCE ELECTIONS

France: ‘I didn’t vote with conviction for Macron’

2017-05-09 11:27

Al Jazeera speaks to people in Paris about their mixed emotions over Emmanuel Macron's presidential win on Sunday.

Five things you need to know about France's vote

2017-05-06 13:31

By the end of Sunday, the European stalwart will have a new leader.

French far-right candidate Le Pen copies Fillon speech

2017-05-02 07:03

In a speech on Monday, far-right French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen copied comments made two weeks earlier by Francois Fillon, the former frontrunner who was eliminated in the first round of the election, AFP has found.

France's under-fire Fillon fights new fake jobs claims

2017-02-01 09:32

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon is fighting fresh claims he gave his family highly-paid fake jobs, a scandal threatening to derail his bid to become French president later this year.

Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race

2016-11-21 09:10

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has crashed out of the presidential election, suffering a humiliating defeat in the first round of the rightwing primary.

 

Third of French voters spoiled ballots or abstained

2017-05-08 07:27

A third of French voters declined to choose between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential election, either abstaining or spoiling their ballots - a record rate in nearly half a century.

In long-feared twist, online leak rattles French campaign

2017-05-06 07:51

Pundits and journalists long worried over the possibility that a strategically timed leak could destabilise France's election

Russian hackers 'targeted Macron campaign'

2017-04-26 14:06

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's political campaign has been targeted by a group of Russian hackers, according to a report.

Who's likely to lead France's left in the presidential race

2017-01-23 09:03

A quick look at the two candidates advancing to the runoff of France's Socialist Party presidential primary, and how it works:

France's Hollande broadens election message

2015-10-20 18:41

French President Francois Hollande is broadening his charm offensive among voters to include groups not normally associated with his ruling Socialists.

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