|electoral votes: 400|
|previous president||next president|
|Maximilien Robespierre||Maximilien Robespierre|
The French Presidential election of 1798 was the second election, for president and also the second won by Maximilien Robespierre. Robespierre had utilized his power a President to rig the election for the last National Assembly, which would be electing the president now, despite its own expiration.
The National assembly had been purged of all non-Jacobins, and unanimously re-elected the enormously hated Robespierre.