A polling station during the 2017 elections in France. Photo credit: Flickr/Lorie Shaull (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Freedom House Rating
June 13, 2021 (Second round: June 20, 2021)
April 2022 (due)
June 2022 (due)
March 15 and June 28, 2020
June 11 and June 18, 2017
April 23 and May 7, 2017
December 6 and December 13, 2015
France holds regional elections on June 13, 2021, with a second round on June 20. These follow the 2020 municipal elections, and precede presidential and legislative elections due next year. Voters will elect members of France’s 17 regional councils.
Marion Solletty, Politico (February 12, 2021): Who’s who: Macron’s top challengers for 2022
Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg (February 3, 2021): Macron’s Old Rival Le Pen Staging a Comeback for French Election
Sylvie Corbet, AP (June 28, 2020): Paris mayor reelected, green wave in France local elections
Pauline Bock, Euronews (June 28, 2020): Explainer: How do France’s local elections work, who are the parties and where are the key battles?
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Updated February 22, 2021