2017 French Presidential Election
France clearly ‘On the Move’
Macron's En Marche! won an overall majority in the French legislative election but will still face challenges in government, says the University of Melbourne.
The new French president’s role in saving Europe
Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the presidential race; a University of Melbourne expert asks whether he will be key in saving the EU?
Europe holds its breath as France chooses its President
As Le Pen and Macron face off in the final round of the French presidential election, the University of Melbourne considers Macron's background and platform.
French poll could set up a constitutional crisis
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen won the first round of voting in the 2017 French presidential elections. University of Melbourne experts respond.
France’s presidential campaign: A strategy of fear versus a strategy of opportunity
The 2017 French presidential election campaign is witnessing the French public falling into two main camps, just like with Trump in the US and Brexit in the UK.
Four reasons Marine Le Pen probably won’t become French president
Le Pen is a leading candidate in the 2017 French presidential election but a number of factors, including corruption charges, mean she is unlikely to win.
Is populism pushing Europe’s left-wing parties into long-term decline?
To challenge the rise the populist Right in some European countries, the Left needs a stronger vision, like social democratic parties had in the Post-War years.
Russia’s meddling in the French elections: How and why?
Vladimir Putin's potential influence over elections in Western Europe are part of his goal to weaken NATO and return Russia to Superpower status.