The following is an updated package The Associated Press is offering on France’s election.
FRANCE-ELECTION — Ripping up France’s political map, French voters elect centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president ever, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. By John Leicester and Sylvie Corbet. SENT: 1,200 words, photos, video. With FRANCE-ELECTION-THE LATEST
FRANCE-ELECTION-ANALYSIS — It’s a triple-whammy. The last six months have seen three European elections and three defeats for far-right populists. The tempting conclusion is that populism’s destructive ability to dismantle old worlds without having credible blueprints for building new ones has been contained for now — at least in western Europe. By John Leicester. SENT: 900 words, photos.
FRANCE-ELECTION-MACRON —Emmanuel Macron has been a star student, a champion of France’s tech startup movement, an investment banker and economy minister. But the man who will become France’s youngest president has never before held elected office. By Sylvie Corbet. UPCOMING: About 700 words by 5 p.m., photos.
FRA ELECTIONS 3 (CR)— Macron Wins French Election, Supporters Rejoice (sent)
FRA ELECTIONS 2 (CR) — Le Pen Concedes Defeat in France’s Election (sent)