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Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen qualify for French presidential run-off, Jean-Luc Mélenchon close third

Baku, April 11, AZERTAC

With 27.60% of the vote, France's incumbent president Emmanuel Macron has qualified for the second round of the French presidential election, on Sunday April 10th, according to the Interior Ministry's provisional results, with 97% of the votes counted, Le Monte reports.

Marine Le Pen came in second (23.41%) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon third (21.95%).

The national abstention rate was 26% for the first round of the presidential election. In the first round of the 2017 election, it was at 22.2%.

 

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