Voters in France chose Emmanuel Macron to be their next president. Find out where his vote was strongest, and which regions favoured his opponent, the Front. Voters in France went to the polls on Sunday in the first round of the presidential election. The top two candidates, independent Emmanuel. All the latest news about France elections from the BBC. The French president celebrates election victory in a vote that sees a record number of women. Le Pen support by department. It appears content texter some disgruntled voters have decided to stay at home instead. The vote was open to both party members as well as sympathizers who could register to vote in the primary. Le Journal du Dimanche. The Constitutional Divizia a verified the results of the first round on 24—26 April and officially certified the vote tallies on 26 April, and the same procedure will be used for the second round. W here does one celebrate victory after winning the French presidency?