France Regional Elections: June 13, 2021 (Second round: June 20, 2021)

A polling station during the 2017 elections in France. Photo credit: Flickr/Lorie Shaull (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Freedom House Rating

Government Type
Semi-Presidential Republic
68.1 million
Regional Elections
June 13, 2021 (Second round: June 20, 2021)
Presidential Election
April 2022 (due)
Legislative Elections
June 2022 (due)
Municipal Elections
2026 (due)
Municipal Elections
March 15 and June 28, 2020
Legislative Elections
June 11 and June 18, 2017
Presidential Election
April 23 and May 7, 2017
Regional Elections
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.

Curated News and Analysis

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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

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