Do French citizens vote for President?France elects on its national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term (previously, seven years), directly by the citizens.
What happened in France election 2022?The 2022 French presidential election was held on 10 and 24 April 2022. As no candidate won a majority in the first round, a runoff was held, in which Emmanuel Macron defeated Marine Le Pen and was re-elected as President of France. Macron, from La République En Marche!
When next French election?Legislative elections in France were held on 12 and 19 June 2022 to elect the 577 members of the 16th National Assembly of the Fifth French Republic. The elections took place following the 2022 French presidential election, which was held in April 2022.
How long is the French President elected for?
How often does France vote for a President?Currently, they are held once every five years (formerly seven). They are always held on a Sunday. Since 1965 the president has been elected by direct popular vote.
What are the 4 requirements to vote in France?
- Be a French citizen.
- Be of legal age (18 years) latest on the day before the election or, in case of a second round, on the day before the second round.
- Be entitled to enjoy your civil and political rights.
- To be registered on the electoral lists.