Wednesday, 10th May, 2017

The second round of the French Presidential election was concluded in the small hours of Monday morning (NZT) and has proven to be a victory for Emmanuel Macron, of the centre-left En Marche! Party. 

  • The French election resulted in defeat for the Euro-sceptic Le Pen, mirroring the Dutch result from March. 
  • Next up is the UK, on June 8, which is likely to result in a greater majority for PM May’s Conservative Party.
  • Further out, the NZ and German elections both carry a degree of uncertainty. 


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