French President Emmanuel Macron won re-election on Sunday with 58% of the vote, compared with 41% for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Congratulations came flooding in from across Europe and the world. However, Macron faces many challenges ahead, as he seeks to govern a deeply divided country.
Macron acknowledged that many people voted for him simply to counter Le Pen, while commending their “sense of duty” and “attachment to the Republic.”
Here’s a look at what comes next for France and its president.
Official results in French election
Emmanuel Macron received 58.55% of the vote share with 18,779,812 votes.
Marine Le Pen received 41.45% of the vote share with 13 297 729 votes.