Macron and Le Pen enter runoff, Macron in the lead

In the presidential race in France, voters will decide in two weeks between incumbent Emmanuel Macron and right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen. As expected, both qualified for the runoff in the first round yesterday, according to initial forecasts by four polling institutes. Macron, who has been in office for five years, was more clearly ahead of Le Pen than in the last polls before the election.

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