France Elections: Presidential elections are going to be held in France in the year 2022. For which the candidates have started campaigning for the elections. This time two women have entered the fray to become the first woman President of the country.
Marine Le Pen, President Emmanuel Macron and Anne Hidalgo (Marine Le Pen-Emanuel Macron-Anne Hidalgo)
French Presidential Election Date 2022: Two French women are aspiring to become the country’s first president and both started their respective election campaigns on Sunday. Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Rally Party and Mayor Anne Hidalgo of the Socialist Party of Paris have launched campaigns for the presidency. In this way, she has become one of the candidates to challenge the current centrist President Emmanuel Macron in the next presidential election.
There are also many contenders from the right-wing camp, including Valerie Pakridge and Green Pary candidates. Hidalgo has been the mayor of the French capital Paris since 2014 and has contested from the Socialist Party. Hidalgo said, ‘I want all the children of France to have the same opportunities as me.’ Hidalgo’s parents were from Spain and took refuge in France during the reign of dictator Francisco Franco.
Le Pen’s campaign started from phases
The 53-year-old leader of the French right-wing party, Le Pen, started his campaign from the city of Fajes. Le Pen is accused of defaming Muslims. He promised to show toughness on ‘the parts of France that have become Talibanised.’ He started his candidacy earlier this year and on Sunday appointed 26-year-old Jordan Bardella as the party’s acting head.
President Macron made no announcement
French President Emmanuel Macron has yet to make any announcement regarding re-election. But it is believed that he can announce soon. Announcement of candidacy is a necessary formality in France for every presidential election (French Presidential Elections). The election is expected to be a tough contest between Macron and Le Pen. This happened during the last presidential election of France in the year 2017. The biggest issues in the elections this time are religious bigotry and rising terrorist incidents. For this people hold the migrants responsible.
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