2017 French Presidential Candidates on display in the village of Bossée, Indre-et-Loire, France.
1 Nicolas Dupont-Aignan - Debout la France; 2 Marine Le Pen - Front National; 3 Emmanuel Macron - En Marche; 4 Benoît Hamon - Socialist Party; 5 Nathalie Arthaud - Lutte Ouvrière; 6 Philippe Poutou - New Anticapitalist Party; 7 Jacques Cheminade - Solidarity and Progress; 8 Jean Lassalle - Résistons; 9 Jean-Luc Mélenchon - Unsubmissive France; 10 François Asselineau - Popular Republican Union; 11 François Fillon - The Republican.
The 2017 presidential election was the first in the history of the Fifth Republic in which a sitting president (François Hollande) did not seek a second term.
The first round of the 2017 French presidential election was held on 23rd April, 2017.
A run-off election between the top two candidates, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, will be held on 7th May, 2017.
On 24 April 2017, Marine Le Pen temporarily relinquished her post as the leader of Front National, to concentrate on her campaign to become the President of France.