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Paris Mayor Hidalgo Joins Crowded Race to Replace Macron

  • Politician of Spanish descent speaks on run for presidency
  • Hidalgo pledges to revive industry, decarbonize economy
Anne Hidalgo
Anne HidalgoPhotographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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Anne Hidalgo, the Socialist mayor of Paris, became the latest politician to announce she intends to challenge Emmanuel Macron in April’s presidential election. 

“I have decided to be a candidate for the presidency of the French republic,” she said on Sunday in Rouen, north of Paris. “I am ready.”