Watch live French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen rallies in Aras
After a heated televised debate on Wednesday night, Emmanuel Macron is 12 points ahead of far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election.
As the election campaign enters its final days, both candidates returned to the campaign trail to demonstrate what support they could offer ahead of Sunday’s vote.
Mr Macron, the centrist president awaiting re-election, visited the Saint-Denis suburb of Paris while Ms Le Pen, who maintains herself as the voice of the marginalized working class, was in the northern industrial area of Hauts-de-France.
In Saint-Denis, the president warned the crowd against his opposition: “We must not become accustomed to the rise of far-right ideas.”
Ms Macron accused Mr Le Pen of “unbridled arrogance” during a rally in Arras on Wednesday, both during the debate and during his five years as president. He described the situation as “catastrophic” and said it was “catastrophic”.
Leaders of Germany, Spain and Portugal backed Mr Macron on Thursday.
Macron says the EU will not allow the new Iron Curtain
Some more from Emmanuel Macron’s media interviews this morning.
The president said the EU should not allow a new Iron Curtain to fall across the continent – but it is important to take into account differing views within the panel on the war in Russia and Ukraine.
Joe Ditman22 April 2022 08:58
Marine Le Pen says, ‘I tried to pull the French out of the polls for eight months’
Both candidates have been circulating in the media as the election approaches.
“I spent eight months in this presidential campaign, trying to pull the French out of the polls,” Marine Le Pen said this morning.
The far-right leader said he believed the divide between the French people and their representatives could be closed by “democratic roles” including proportional representation and popularly-driven referendums.
Macron says I did not suppress Le Pen drawing anger
Emmanuel Macron has said he could not contain his anger at the country and will use some of his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen, in his campaign.
“We have it there. She’s made some progress, turned this into our problem and covered herself. She was able to draw this,” the president – who hopes to be re-elected over the weekend – told France Inter Radio.
Joe Ditman22 April 2022 08:05
Polls suggest Tory and Brexit supporters support far-right Marine Le Pen
Yukov’s poll suggests that Conservative and Brexit supporters should field the far-right candidate Marin Le Pen for president of France.
At least 37 percent of Tory voters supported the right-wing leader, while 24 percent supported centrist Emmanuel Macron.
The two go head-to-head in Sunday’s crucial run-off match, with polls putting Mr Macron just six points ahead of his rival.
Among the leave voters in the 2016 Brexit poll, 35 percent to 19 percent prefer Mr Le Pen to the current president.
Alisha Rahman Sarkar22 April 2022 07:30
Le Pen calls on voters to choose between “Macron and France”.
At his final campaign rally in Aras, far-right candidate Marin Le Pen urged voters to choose between “Macron and France”.
“To prevent [Macron]You cannot vote, you must vote, ”he told his supporters, according to France24.
He added: “You really should vote for the Republican Macron Opposition Front.”
Mrs. Le Pen, who denounced her opponent’s “boundless arrogance”, presented herself as a nationalist president who “respects the French” compared to Mr Macron, who “does not like them.”
Alisha Rahman Sarkar22 April 2022 07:00
Macron and Le Pen are making a last ditch effort to win the presidential election
Incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen made a last-ditch effort Thursday to impress voters ahead of Sunday’s presidential election.
As Ms Le Pen visited his castle in Aras, Mr Macron visited the multicultural Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, where radical left-wing leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon entered en masse during the first round of voting.
According to French election rules, all campaigns must end by midnight on Friday.
Following a heated marathon debate on Wednesday, Mr. Macron is 6 to 13 points ahead of Ms Le Pen, according to a recent poll.
Alisha Rahman Sarkar22 April 2022 06:28
Macron warns Muslim voters against the consequences of electing Le Pen
In the last phase of the campaign, incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron sought to impress disgruntled left-wing voters and warned them against the consequences in the Muslim community if his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen, voted for the regime.
During a visit to the multicultural Paris Commune of Saint-Denis, Mr Macron accused his rival of trying to exclude foreign nationals from community housing, Politico reported.
For example, she said, “A young Moroccan woman with two children who works in the hospital is appreciated every evening during an outbreak … with Madame Le Pen’s plan, we will plunder her community homes and her family’s interests.” .
“It’s a plan of contradiction,” Mr Macron said, “and at the same time slammed Ms Le Pen for” mixing terrorism, insecurity, immigration, Islam and Islam. “
Alisha Rahman Sarkar22 April 2022 05:19
When will the French election results be announced?
French voters go to the polls on Sunday, April 24 to decide who will be the next president.Joe Somerlot Writes)
The exit poll is expected to be released at 7pm GMT on Sunday, with the official final results to be announced the next day.
Mr Macron received 27.8 per cent of the vote 11 days ago, 23.1 per cent of Ms Le Pen’s and is currently leading the polls with 56 to 44 per cent, although Sunday’s vote is expected to prove a close contest.
Liam James22 April 2022 03:00
Macron wins televised debate, but French voters say he is arrogant
French voters believe President Emmanuel Macron was a major winner in a televised political debate with far-right rival Marine Le Pen, but according to one poll he was seen as arrogant (Porjou Tarakahi Writes)
Elabe poll for France’s BFM television channel and L’Express The newspaper pointed out that 59 per cent of viewers saw Mr Macron as the winner of an intense confrontation with Ms Le Pen, who he saw as the winner by just 39 per cent.
The French president is expected to win 52 to 56 percent of the vote on Sunday, according to opinion polls. But Ms Leu Benn, who received only a third of the vote in the 2017 election against Mr Macron, is on strike, and the contestant cannot deny a surprise victory.
Among supporters of left-wing first-round presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, 61 percent saw Mr Macron as the winner of the debate, while 36 percent considered Ms Le Pen the winner.
Liam James22 April 2022 02:00
Macron leads the poll after a televised debate
Emmanuel Macron was ahead of his opponent Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election, according to a poll, after a heated televised debate on Wednesday.
According to a poll conducted by OpinionWay / Kea Partners between April 20-21, the incumbent won re-election with an unchanged 56 percent of the vote.
But uncertainty about the final outcome was high because the poll predicted a 72 percent turnout – the lowest since 1969.
Audiences of the same debate between the two final candidates thought Mr Macron would be arrogant, but a separate Elabe poll for BFM television showed that he was more determined and worthy of the presidency.
Ms. Le Pen, who focused on expressing sympathy to the public that she had been “affected” by Mr Macron’s defeat in 2017, was overestimated with voter concerns, but her far-right views were considered the most worrying. Showed.
Liam James22 April 2022 00:45
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