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1969 French presidential election

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Candidate Georges Pompidou Alain Poher
Party Union of Democrats for the Republic Democratic Centre (France)
Popular vote 11,064,371 7,943,118
Percentage 58.2% 41.8%

Élection présidentielle française de 1969 T1 carte par département.svg
Results of the first round by department

Élection présidentielle française de 1969 T2 carte par département.svg
Results of the second round by department

President before election

Alain Poher
(acting President after Charles de Gaulle resigned in April)
Democratic Centre (France)

Elected President

Georges Pompidou
Union of Democrats for the Republic

The 1969 French presidential election took place on 1 June and 15 June 1969. It happened after the resignation of President Charles de Gaulle on 28 April 1969.

  • Penniman, Howard. "French Elections, 1969." World Affairs 132.2 (1969): 101–117. online
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