The French vote today in the first round of the presidential election. They must choose from 12 candidates, including incumbent Emmanuel Macron, far-right leader Marine Le Pen, TV pundit-turned-candidate Eric Zemmour and far-left arsonist Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
The two candidates who collect the most votes on Sunday will advance to the second round, scheduled for April 24.
First forecasts from leading pollsters – usually close to the final result – will be released at 8pm, with official results released later in the evening.
Follow our blow-by-blow coverage from 6pm here.
https://www.politico.eu/article/france-presidential-election-2022-first-round-live-blog-results-vote-emmanuel-macron-marine-le-pen-eric-zemmour-jean-luc-melenchon/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication First round of French presidential elections – POLITICO