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Vive la difference in the French election

The French election was held over the weekend as no candidate won a majority, a second balloting will take place on May 7 pitting the two alternate political party front-runners. 350 more words

French Presidential Election 2017: Macron v Le Pen - De Gaulle's Last Stand

Centrist europhile Emmanuel Macron (24%, En Marche!)  and staunch eurosceptic Marine Le Pen (21.3%, National Front) have beaten off establishment candidates François Fillon (20%, The Republicans), Benoît Hamon (6.4%, Socialist Party), and a hard-leftist challenge from Jean-Luc Melenchon (19.6%, Unsubmissive France) into the second round of voting in the 2017 French Presidential Election. 2,370 more words


Democracy at work

It didn’t start well.

Some petty consular agent with a very different understanding of the French language to mine was going to deny me my civic rights. 444 more words


Presidential election: results of the first round

And finally we have the result of the fist round !!!

With 23,9%, It’s Macron who is first, follow by Marine Le Pen with 21.4%.  According to surveys, it is not unexpected. 19 more words


Why Rouhani will have trouble garnering support from Iran's reformers

Iran’s Reformist Council for Policymaking announced March 12 that it would be supporting incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani — approximately two months before the country’s presidential election. 508 more words


A Millennial’s Guide To The 4 Current Presidential Frontrunners

Dana Hatchett Dana Hatchett

Whether it’s Donald Trump’s controversial remarks about immigration or the press questioning the authenticity of Hillary Clinton’s hair, I’m sure you know that the presidential election of 2016 is quickly approaching. 1,147 more words