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    Poll: Macron to Win French Presidential Election With Slightly Over 60% of Votes

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    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, who was former country's economy minister, is expected to win the second round of French presidential elections with support of 61 percent of voters, a recent survey showed Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Sunday, the French nationals participated in the presidential election. Macron succeeded to win the first round of vote with support of 24.01 percent of voters, while right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen finished second backed by 21.3 percent of French voters.

    According to the Harris Interactive poll conducted for the LCP broadcaster, Macron is expected to win, while Le Pen would gather support of 39 percent of voters.

    The poll was conducted on April 25-27 among 1,0015 French nationals.

    Macron and Le Pen will face each other in the run-off on May 7.

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