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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