Elections in France 2022: second round of the presidential elections, live | International


Good afternoon. This Sunday, French citizens vote for their next president or president for the next five years. The outgoing president Emmanuel Macron and the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen are competing. Throughout the campaign, polls have pointed to Macron’s victory. The latest polls have widened the margin—over 10 points—of the outgoing president’s advantage over the National Rally candidate, although far from more than 30 points (66% vs. 34%) that took him out five years ago, in the 2017 elections. According to the latest poll by the Ipsos institute, the president would get 56.5% of the vote this Sunday and the candidate, 43.5%.

In this direct we will tell you about the progress of election day, the polls and projections after the polls close, the reactions of the candidates and how this decisive event is seen in the rest of Europe and other parts of the world. You can consult the information, analysis and opinions on the French elections published by EL PAÍS at this link.

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