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Scrutineers at a polling station in Toulouse, southwestern France, count votes at the conclusion of the first round of the French presidential election, April 23.
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Macron and Le Pen to Face Off for French Presidency

Apr 23, 2017 | 20:31 GMT

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and populist Marine Le Pen have qualified for the second round of the presidential election in France and will face each other in the runoff vote. They each have wildly different views on what the future of France should look like, and these conflicting ideas will come to a head on May 7.

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