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Emmanuel Macron wins France presidential race and will become its next president

Emmanuel Macron is the winner of the French presidential election. The first official estimate gives him 65% of the votes. His opponent Marine Le Pen, with 34.5% of the votes, again pulverizes the historic voice record of the National Front. High abstention shows that France comes out divided and worried about this crazy presidential campaign

Emmanuel Macron will be, at 39 years and 4 months, the future tenant of the Elysee. As Le Temps announced it at 6 pm, the candidate of En marche!, Never elected before, won this evening hands down the presidential election with 65.1% of the votes, according to the first official estimate.

Marine Le Pen would gather about 35% of the vote. The candidate of En marche! Succeeds François Hollande, of which he was, from 2012 to 2014, one of the main advisers. Before becoming Minister of the Economy from 2014 to 2016, and to launch into the race at the Elysée in November 2016, a month before the unprecedented decision of the outgoing head of state to give up representing himself. The high rate of abstention shows that France comes out divided and worried about this crazy presidential campaign.

Source: Le temps

 

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