1974 French presidential election
Results of the second round: the candidate with the plurality of votes in each administrative division.
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Presidential elections were held in France in 1974, following the death of President Georges Pompidou. They went to a second round, and were won by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing by a margin of 1.6%. It is to date the closest presidential election in French history.