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Emmanuel Macron Beats Marine Le Pen to Win the French Election

Emmanuel Macron has beaten Marine Le Pen in the French election. This article looks at the tactics both candidates used to win the election. We'll also discuss what we can expect from the exit polls‚ which suggest Macron's victory‚ but we cannot say for sure. Let's get to know the candidates and their campaigns. Let's start with the major differences. Both candidates are appealing to the working class and promise to bring the cost of living down.

Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen

In a surprise result‚ Emmanuel Macron has beaten out his rival Marine Le Pen to become the next president of France. Despite the loss‚ Le Pen conceded defeat and pointed to June's parliamentary elections. This is a shining victory for France‚ she said. We will continue to fight to protect our country from the many dangers it faces. The French presidential election was a watershed moment in Western politics. Instead of following traditional left-right lines‚ this election pitted right-wingers against left-wing nationalists over immigration‚ Europe and national identity. Macron also promised to re-envision France and bring it into the technological age and forge a more united Europe. Macron's victory will further strengthen the eurozone. Despite the controversy surrounding the French candidate‚ he is still a strong contender to become the next president of France. The result has been a surprise for many observers‚ who had hailed the centrist candidate as the president of the European Union. In the polls‚ Macron had a substantial lead but could not assure victory from a divided electorate. The first term of Macron's government was marred by the Russian invasion of Ukraine‚ the COVID-19 pandemic‚ and months of violent protests against his policies. These upheavals created fertile ground for Le Pen. Le Pen's campaign also focused on the rising cost of living in France. While Le Pen's popularity has risen dramatically over the past few years‚ Macron's win depends on voter turnout. At midday on Sunday‚ participation had reached 26.1%‚ slightly higher than the April 10 first-round vote. Many voters who had been expected to vote for Macron have opted to not do so to keep Le Pen out of the presidential race. This is due to the fact that Macron is a pro-European candidate.

Emmanuel Macron's campaign tactics

Emmanuel Macron's campaign tactics have been an unexpected change of pace from his first-round victory on April 10. After avoiding campaigning before the April 10 election‚ the former president decided to enter the race in the final two weeks before the runoff. Macron sought to position himself as a pillar of mainstream France and the defender of the European Union while slamming the other candidate‚ far-right Marine Le Pen‚ as a dangerous extremist. While this approach drew support from a majority of voters‚ it also angered the plethora of working-class provincial voters. The election has become a cliff-hanger‚ with Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen squaring off in the second round. After four hours of voting‚ only a quarter of eligible voters had cast their ballots. Recent issues such as the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have clouded the campaign. However‚ Macron has focused on Europe's response to this conflict. In the last week‚ Macron attacked Le Pen's father‚ Jean-Marie‚ for his alleged association with Russia. Macron also referred to Le Pen's past association with Putin. In 2014‚ she had taken a EUR9.4 million loan from a Czech-Russian bank‚ despite the fact that she still owes this money to a Kremlin-linked bank. Despite his recent success‚ Macron's campaign tactics have failed to win him a majority in the first round. As of Sunday‚ his lead over Le Pen has decreased to five points‚ a margin of error of 2.3 percentage points. Polls indicate that over 25% of French voters are undecided. A second-round poll shows that the margin of error is higher‚ and he is expected to win the election.

Ms Le Pen's campaign tactics

Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen to win the French election‚ but is the outcome a foregone conclusion? On Sunday evening‚ Macron will speak to voters from a stage at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Voters in France have made the cost of living one of their top concerns‚ and Marine Le Pen has promised a swift onslaught against this rising cost. Both candidates have done well in small towns and rural areas‚ but the results are far from over. On the other side of the spectrum‚ Marine Le Pen‚ the daughter of far-right presidential candidate Jean-Marie‚ has changed her party's name to National Rally‚ which may have swayed conservative middle class voters. While she has moderated her platform and image‚ the anti-immigrant program has remained largely unchanged. She pledged to give her supporters tax breaks‚ but the money for this would come from cutting social services and government spending. She has also pledged to ban the wearing of head scarves by Muslims in public places. While Macron has avoided the campaign trail‚ many French citizens have seen him as the lesser of two evils and have already voted for his rival in the first round. In some places‚ his policies are unpopular and disenfranchised citizens. His plans to raise the legal retirement age and increase the price of gas have also alienated voters. Macron has not ruled out a Marine Le Pen victory‚ but he is certainly an alternative to Le Pen. After the first round‚ polls show Macron and Le Pen are tightening the race. Macron is ahead by more than 30 points‚ but there are still many unknowns. While the first round of voting was dominated by Macron‚ Le Pen could count on some new support from the working class. Le Pen has been trying to woo supporters of Jean-Luc Melenchon‚ who finished just behind him. Le Pen's campaign focuses on the rising cost of living‚ which has helped her gain traction among some of her supporters.

Exit polls

The French election is over and Emmanuel Macron has secured a second term as president. He was the third president to win a second term since the Fifth Republic was founded in 1958. Macron beat out far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in 2002. The results are being analysed by exit polls‚ which tend to be fairly accurate. Marine Le Pen conceded defeat shortly after the results were announced‚ but is vowing to win the next election. After the results were announced‚ the official polling watchdog said that eight of the main pollsters had committed not to publish the exit polls. As of 5pm‚ La Libre said results from polls had been published. In big cities‚ polling stations were open until eightpm. At this point‚ Macron was on 55% and Le Pen was at 45 percent. The margin is a lot closer than it was in the first round. However‚ the French public is divided on which candidate to elect. Ms Le Pen has been a controversial candidate and has proposed a ban on Muslim headscarves in public. Her campaign also focused on the rising cost of living in France. As a result‚ many French say the rising costs of living have gotten worse in recent years. Mr Macron has faced the risk of a civil war if she takes the presidency‚ and she will likely suffer the consequences. While Macron's victory was a great relief‚ his second term will be tougher for him. There will be many challenges ahead‚ including protests over reforms aimed at raising the retirement age. A Marine Le Pen presidency would also mean radical changes in France's domestic and international policy. There may even be street protests if Le Pen wins‚ which would send shockwaves across Europe. However‚ Macron will have to win parliamentary elections next June to ensure his second term as president.


On Sunday‚ Emmanuel Macron will face Marine Le Pen in a runoff for the presidency of France. The outcome will hinge on how voters view the economy. Both candidates have promised to reduce fuel taxes and create jobs with intelligent protectionism. Le Pen has promised to shield France from European policies‚ which she says have pushed up fuel prices. However‚ the fuel price surge has been made worse by Western sanctions‚ and many people are concerned that Macron may have an outsized ego. The French presidential election is a complex and divisive race‚ and the candidates have a long and convoluted history. Le Pen has long sought to distance herself from the European Union and euro integration‚ and instead has focused on the economic struggles of the French people. Despite her past ties to Russia‚ however‚ she has come under fire for her statements about the Kreml. In her campaign‚ Marine Le Pen defended her friendship with the Kreml‚ claiming that the French government has no influence over her party. While Macron remained the frontrunner in opinion polls‚ the election did not go as smoothly as expected. Marine Le Pen was a close second in the first round‚ but the far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon narrowly edged her out to win the two biggest cities in the country. In addition to his environmental credentials‚ Macron promised to make France carbon neutral by 2050. The election took place during the Easter holiday‚ and it is not entirely clear if these promises will help or harm the country's economy. Although the French election is a close race‚ many analysts believe Macron will prevail. In a country where many people opted to stay home‚ a high percentage of the French population doesn't vote. That means a high chance that the candidate with the lowest turnout will win. The results of the presidential runoff will be largely determined by early preliminary results. The first projections will be released at about 8:00pm local time.