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French presidential election, 2017


French presidential election, 2017

Next French presidential election

April and May 2017 (presumptive)

Incumbent President

François Hollande

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
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The Next French presidential election is scheduled to be held in April and May 2017. However, it might be held earlier under exceptional circumstances (resignation or death of the President).


Socialist Party

Incumbent President François Hollande is likely to run for his second and final term. However, due to his unpopularity, it is said that he is no more the "natural candidate" of the Socialist Party if he wants to run.[1]


National Front


Union for a Popular Movement



Union of Democrats and Independents


The Greens


Opinion polls


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