"Emmanuel Macron has received an absolute majority of votes, necessary for the election. Thus the Constitutional Council declares Emmanuel Macron the new elected president of the French Republic," council’s proclamation says.
It also includes the clarification that Macron will take office after the after the end of François Hollande’s presidential term, in accordance with the Article 6 of the Constitution of France, no later than May 14, 2017 before midnight.
The results of the election will be published in the official journal of French Republic.
Proclamation also says that 20.7 million people voted for Macron, while 10.6 million people gave their votes to Marine Le Pen.