France heads to the polls for its presidential election as Europe’s political agenda is derailed by the war in Ukraine. Macron is attempting to hold on to power following a harder than expected electoral campaign. Though international credibility seems to favour the President, the state of the economy, price surges, and a modest track-record on reforms play against him. Will Macron lead France for a second term? What chances does his far-right contender Marine Le Pen have? To what extent do the Ukraine conflict and domestic policies affect the election? What is the possible impact on Europe?