Understanding the First Round of the 2022 French Presidential Elections: An EU Center Interview with Jonah D. Levy

Date

04/13/22

Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the 2022 French presidential elections on April 10, securing 27.8 percent of the votes, ahead of Marine Le Pen (23.1 percent) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon (22%). EU Center Director Emanuel Rota recently interviewed Jonah D. Levy, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of California - Berkeley on his takeaways from the first round results and what we may expect from the second round on April 24, when Macron will face Le Pen.