Macron versus Le Pen: the second round of the French presidential election explained

Paris CNN — It’s Macron against Le Pen, second round. The French presidential election will be a rematch of the 2017 contest, when far-right Marine Le Pen took on political newcomer Emmanuel Macron. Macron won this race by nearly two votes to one. But while the candidates remain the same, the 2022 race looks very … Read more

Opinion: If voters don’t stop it, election money could kill American democracy

Editor’s Note: Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. is the Secretary of State of California and the founder and former chair of the Department of Africana Studies at San Diego State University. Jocelyn Benson is the Secretary of State of Michigan and the author of “State Secretaries of State: Guardians of the Democratic Process.” The views expressed … Read more

This NASA astronaut voted from space

Story highlights Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut He voted in the 2016 election CNN – From infinity and beyond, he found a way to vote. Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut currently living on board the International Space Station, filed his ballot in Tuesday’s presidential election, according to a Tumblr post by NASA. NASA told … Read more