Who will be the next president of France? | Inside Story

Five years ago, a newcomer called Emmanuel Macron swept aside France’s political traditions and became the youngest-ever president.

Now he is the incumbent seeking a second term.

Opinion polls suggest a repeat of 2017, when Macron faced Marine Le Pen in the second-round.

The far-right candidate is among those who say Macron is out of touch with the French population.

Will the voters prove them right?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom


Hamid Chriet – Political Commentator

Gesine Weber – Programme Coordinator, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Paris Office.

Jacques Reland – Senior Research Fellow, The Global Policy Institute.

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