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Following Macron's Election, What's Next For France?

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It was the lowest voter turnout for a French presidential election run-off in 48 years, but the winner scored an overwhelming victory. Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year old political novice with a background in investment banking, won 66 percent of the vote over Marine Le Pen of The National Front. 

For more on the election and what the future may hold for France, WAMC spoke to Richard Fogarty, an associate professor of history and associate dean for general education at the University at Albany, who has lived and studied in France. 

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