There’s good news for antifascists as Marine Le Pen’s fascist Rassemblement National has failed to take its target region with the majority of votes now counted in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (PACA) region.
Poland’s far right Andrzej Duda will go into the second round in the presidential election with an increased vote, while the fascist vote has also risen sharply. And in France, the municipal elections have produced one key gain but otherwise mixed results for the cleaned-up fascists of the Rassemblement National, formerly the Front National.
Full country by country guide to fascism and the far right in Europe – completely revised for 2019. Includes elections table
Nine fascists will take their seats in the French parliament – three times the previous number – following the second round of voting in the legislative elections today.
The results of the French presidential elections are in, with Macron beating the fascist Le Pen. Here we look at the cultural war challenging Marine Le Pen and the FN, and the conditions that have allowed the fascists to flourish
Welcome to our live blog covering the 2017 French presidential elections – from an antifascist viewpoint. We will be updating the blog regularly as the results come through.