Incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron scored 58.55% in the second round of the presidential election, according to the country’s Interior Ministry announcement following the completion of the vote count. Macron’s rival, leader of the far-right National Rally party, Marine Le Pen, received 41.45%.
The French Constitutional Council will sum up the final results in the middle of the week.
Le Pen had already admitted defeat, but promised to continue fulfilling her obligations to the French. In particular, Le Pen said that her political movement will start a big fight in the parliamentary elections.