The French Parliament will soon be in session after a long campaign and the nervous eyes of Europe watching. The election was predicted to be a battle between the old guard and the newcomers in French politics.
Polls open this Sunday for the first round of the 2017 french presidential election. The election is shaping up to be pivotal for the future of the European Union. Here we take a look at the electoral system in France as well as the key players in this year’s election. Continue reading