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    Elections Under the Gun

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    On April 20, a gunman opened fire on a police van parked on the famed Champs-Elysees in Paris, killing an officer and injuring two more people.


    The country now moves to elect a new President amidst a potentially toxic climate of political uncertainty and fear.

    The first round of the French presidential elections is scheduled for this Sunday, while the run-off is set for May 7. Macron currently leads ahead the first round of the French presidential election.


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