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


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.