How Emmanuel Macron could still lose the French presidential election.

EUROPP, European Policy and Politics

Emmanuel Macron has a substantial lead in opinion polls ahead of the second round of the French presidential election. But could Marine Le Pen still gather enough support to claim victory on 7 May? Elise M. Dermineur outlines three circumstances that could damage Macron’s campaign, noting that while these are unlikely to see Le Pen win the election, they will be equally relevant for the upcoming French legislative elections in June.