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Macron Leads Le Pen 30.5%-16% in Poll Ahead of April’s Election

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen

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President Emmanuel Macron holds a 14.5 percentage-point lead over his closest challenger, National Rally candidate Marine Le Pen, ahead of the first round of France’s presidential election.

The incumbent would get 30.5% of the ballots in the April 10 vote, versus Le Pen’s 16%, according to an Ipsos/Sopra Steria poll for France Info radio and Le Parisien newspaper released on Saturday.