Making Sense of Macron's Re-election Victory: An EU Center Interview with Emiliano Grossman (Sciences Po)

Date

04/26/22

Emmanuel Macron has been re-elected to a second term, having won the second round of the French presidential election on April 24 with 58.5 percent of the vote, besting Marine Le Pen, who received 41.5 percent. In the interview below with EU Center Director Emanuel Rota, Emiliano Grossman, Associate Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po, provides an analysis of the election results and discusses what the results tell us about rural versus urban voters, gender politics, pro-EU and anti-EU sentiment in France, the consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on French politics, and more. If you missed the EU Center's interview with Jonah D. Levy, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of California - Berkeley, following the first round of the French presidential election, please watch it here.