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France: 'She'll save France' - Le Pen supporters have high hopes for candidate after 1st round01:54

France: 'She'll save France' - Le Pen supporters have high hopes for candidate after 1st round

France, Henin-Beaumont
April 23, 2017 at 22:59 GMT -00:00 · Published

Supporters of National Front (FN) presidential candidate Marine Le Pen responded to the far-right leader's victory at an election night rally in Henin-Beaumont on Sunday, after she qualified for the second run-off vote.

Supporters also expressed shock at right-wing presidential candidate Francois Fillon's endorsement of centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron in the second round.

With 85 percent of the ballots counted in the first round of the French presidential elections, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and the FN's Le Pen moved into the second run-off, scheduled for May 7, taking 23 and 22 percent of the vote respectively.

France: 'She'll save France' - Le Pen supporters have high hopes for candidate after 1st round01:54
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Supporters of National Front (FN) presidential candidate Marine Le Pen responded to the far-right leader's victory at an election night rally in Henin-Beaumont on Sunday, after she qualified for the second run-off vote.

Supporters also expressed shock at right-wing presidential candidate Francois Fillon's endorsement of centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron in the second round.

With 85 percent of the ballots counted in the first round of the French presidential elections, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and the FN's Le Pen moved into the second run-off, scheduled for May 7, taking 23 and 22 percent of the vote respectively.

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