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France: Voters met by armed security ahead of Le Pen's arrival in Henin-Beaumont02:14

France: Voters met by armed security ahead of Le Pen's arrival in Henin-Beaumont

France, Henin-Beaumont
April 23, 2017 at 07:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Security was ramped up ahead of National Front (FN) leader and 2017 French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's arrival to a voting station in Henin-Beaumont on Sunday.

Voters were met by armed security outside the Henin-Beaumont polling station.

The first round of the 2017 French presidential elections will be contested by a total of 11 candidates on April 23. Should no candidate reach a majority, the top two candidates will go head-to-head in a second and decisive round, scheduled for May 7.

France: Voters met by armed security ahead of Le Pen's arrival in Henin-Beaumont02:14
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Security was ramped up ahead of National Front (FN) leader and 2017 French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's arrival to a voting station in Henin-Beaumont on Sunday.

Voters were met by armed security outside the Henin-Beaumont polling station.

The first round of the 2017 French presidential elections will be contested by a total of 11 candidates on April 23. Should no candidate reach a majority, the top two candidates will go head-to-head in a second and decisive round, scheduled for May 7.

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