The voting intention figures for far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen in the second round of French election increased both against independent candidate Emmanuel Macron and The Republicans’ party nominee Francois Fillon, an OpinionWay poll showed on Friday.


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According to the survey, Le Pen is set to receive 37 percent of votes against Macron’s 63 percent, which is a one-point increase, compared to Thursday poll.


In case the National Front leader faces Fillon in the run-off, she is set to lose with 42 percent of votes against his 58 percent. The chances of Le Pen in that case rose by 2 percent since Thursday.


The first round of the French presidential election is set for April 23, while the run-off is expected to take place on May 7.




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