Leading candidates in French election get in early to vote

Leading candidates in French election get in early to vote
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The leading candidates in the French presidential election have already cast their ballots, with most having voted in the morning.

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The leading candidates in the French presidential election have already cast their ballots, with most having voted in the morning.

The right-wing candidate Francois Fillon voted in the town hall in Paris’ 7th district.

The Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon voted in Trappes in Yvelines, west of the capital, where he is a local councillor.

The far-right leader Marine Le Pen cast her ballot in Hénin-Beaumont in Pas-de-Calais. She was accompanied by other National Front politicians.

The independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron also voted in Pas-de-Calais in Le Touquet, accompanied by his wife.

The other leading candidate, the far-left’s Jean Luc Melanchon, cast his ballot at a school in Paris.

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