New Delhi: Emmanuel Macron has been elected President of France for the second time in a row. He defeated his rival Marine Le Pen in the presidential election 2022. For the presidency, there was a tough contest between Emmanuel Macron and Marin Penn.
Marine Penn conceded defeat in the presidential race and declared incumbent President Emmanuel Macron as the winner. It is being told that Emmanuel Macron has won the presidential election with 58.2 percent of the votes.
Let us tell you that on April 20, there was a live debate between Macron and Le Pen, in which Macron appeared ahead. However, analysts say that if the turnout remains low, then the dice of victory can turn either way.
Let us tell you that before Macron, only two French Presidents have been successful in getting a second term. Emmanuel Macron, 44, has become the first French political figure to do so since Jacques Chirac’s re-election in 2002. At the same time, 53-year-old Marine Le Pen’s dream of becoming the first female President of France has been shattered.
Inflation, Russia’s attack on Ukraine and Islam emerged as major issues in the French presidential election. The first round of voting for the presidential election was held on 10 April. In this election the country’s 4.80 crore voters decided the fate of the new President.
This time 12 candidates were trying their luck in the presidential race. This time the presidential election in France was important in many ways. The current president, 44-year-old Emmanuel Macron, was in the fray to re-take the presidential chair. His toughest competition was facing right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
first published:April 25, 2022, 5:42 a.m.