Macron leads in first round of elections after counting 65% of votes

Europe Materials 11 April 2022 01:44 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 10. According to preliminary data, France's incumbent leader Emmanuel Macron leads in the first round of the presidential election, winning 27.03% after counting 65% of the votes, the interior ministry said, Trend reports citing TASS.

Marine Le Pen of the far-right political party National Rally, who receives 26.88% of votes, is in the second place.

In turn, the leader of the Insubordinate France, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, continues to be in third place, who, according to preliminary data, is winning about 18.9% of votes.