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How France Chose Macron

Although Emmanuel Macron’s win is historic and unprecedented, a closer look at the results shows that a significant segment of the electorate was not entirely convinced either by his youth or by his image of a middle of the road, liberal moderniser. This section voted not for him but in order to block the National Front.

How France Chose Macron: A Vote against the Extreme Right

Although Emmanuel Macron’s win is historic and unprecedented, given that three years ago he was a completely unknown quantity, a closer look at the results shows that a significant segment of the electorate was not entirely convinced either by his youth or by his image of a middle of the road, liberal moderniser. They voted not for him but to block the National Front.
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