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Race for the Élysée 2022: Macron’s lead narrows ahead of first round of French election

By France24
10 April 2022   |   5:22 pm
All of a sudden it's neck and neck in the race for the French presidential election. Emmanuel Macron was sitting pretty and on course for a second term. So how has April turned into the cruellest month for the sitting French president? Macron's second term is facing a real threat from far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, as polls show a closing of the gap between the incumbent and his main rival. Could he really lose?

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