Mr Michel and Mr Bacquelaine were the only two candidates to take over the leadership of the Francophone liberals.
There had originally been 7 candidates to take over the reigns from Didier Reynders but five of them dropped out.
Mr Bacquelaine congratulated Mr Michel and promised to support him.
Mr Michel will take over the leadership of the Francophone liberals from Didier Reynders on 14 February.
His term as leader will run for four years.