Sunday, April 23, 2017

French Election Results Are In -- Macron vs. Le Pen Will Be In The Final Round On May 7





Daily Mail: BREAKING NEWS: Shock waves through France as far-right Marine Le Pen makes it into the second round of nation’s presidential elections

* Marine Le Pen made it into the second round of nation’s presidential elections, according to exit polls
* She stormed into the final ballot in second place to face centrist independent Emmanuel Macron
* A polling station in Eastern France was forced to close as bomb squad was deployed to deal with a vehicle
* The worrying incident comes after a deadly ISIS gun attack on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Thursday

France’s far right National Front sent shock waves through Europe tonight after leader Marine Le Pen made it into the second round of nation’s presidential elections, according to exit polls.

The hard-line anti-immigration candidate stormed into the final ballot to face centrist independent Emmanuel Macron.

Le Pen, 48 came second in the national poll behind Macron with 22 per cent of the vote in the tense election which saw 11 candidates vying for the role, according to Belgian broadcaster RTBF.

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WNU Editor: French voters have clearly shifted to the right. The ruling Socialist Party was wiped-out. Conservative Francois Fillon who was expected to win when the election race started but ho ended up being mired in scandal .... has failed in his bid to be in the run-off.

LIVE UPDATES

French Election Results: Live -- France 24
French Election: Live Coverage -- BBC
French election: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen estimated to be through to second round – live -- The Guardian
French Elections 2017 -- Reuters
The Latest: French Socialist candidate Hamon concedes defeat -- AP
Macron, Le Pen qualify for second-round of French presidential election: projections - live updates -- DW

More News On Today's French Presidential Election

Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote -- Reuters
French exit polls point to showdown between right-wing firebrand and unconventional centrist -- Washington Post
Pollsters project Macron vs. Le Pen in French runoff -- AP
France elections: Macron-Le Pen through to run-off, projections say -- BBC
Macron, Le Pen lead in 1st round of French presidential elections – projection -- RT