Voting

Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, surrounded by bodyguards, celebrates with supporters while holding a bunch of flowers after exit poll results of the first round of the presidential election were announced at her election day headquarters in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French presidential election. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
April 23, 2017 - 5:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Partial official results from France's first-round presidential election show centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the clear lead. With 76 percent of the votes...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrives to address his supporters at his election day headquarters in Paris , Sunday April 23, 2017. Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political system and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 23, 2017 - 4:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Journalists and diplomats have gathered at the London home of France's ambassador to Britain to await French presidential election returns. Sylvie Bermann called it "an important day for...
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Supporters of far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, celebrate after exit poll results of the first round of the presidential election are announced at election day headquarters in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French presidential election. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 23, 2017 - 3:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 9 p.m. Partial official results from France's first-round presidential election show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading. The two will advance to the May 7 runoff, after...
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Supporters of French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron react at his election day headquarters as the first partial official results and polling agencies projections are announced in Paris , Sunday April 23, 2017. Pollsters projected that pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen both advanced Sunday from the first round of voting in France's presidential election. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 23, 2017 - 2:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Protesters angry that far-right leader Marine Le Pen is advancing the French presidential runoff are scuffling with police in Paris. Crowds of young people, some from anarchist and "anti-...
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French socialist party presidential candidate Benoit Hamon, right, casts his ballot for the first round of the French presidential election in Trappes, west of Paris, Sunday April 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
April 23, 2017 - 2:16 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. French Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon has conceded defeat in the first-round presidential vote. Polling agency projections showed Hamon a distant fifth place after five years of a deeply...
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People line up before casting their vote for the first-round presidential election at a polling station in Paris, Sunday, April 23, 2017. French voters are casting ballots for their next president in an unusually close first-round election Sunday, after a campaign dominated by concerns about jobs and immigration and clouded by security fears following a recent attack on police guarding the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
April 23, 2017 - 1:29 pm
PARIS (AP) — Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that could help determine the future of Europe and serve as a litmus test for the spread of populism around the world. More than 50,000 police and gendarmes were deployed...
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Demonstrators sit on the stairs of the concert hall below a European and French flag during the demonstration 'Pulse of Europe' at the Gendarmenmarkt square in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, April 23, 2017. For weeks, people have gathered in several European cities to demonstrate for European unity. (Joerg Carstensen/dpa via AP)
April 23, 2017 - 11:26 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Voter turnout in France's close presidential election is above 69 percent in late afternoon, almost as high as the last presidential vote. The Interior Ministry announced Sunday that the...
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Demonstrators sit on the stairs of the concert hall below a European and French flag during the demonstration 'Pulse of Europe' at the Gendarmenmarkt square in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, April 23, 2017. For weeks, people have gathered in several European cities to demonstrate for European unity. (Joerg Carstensen/dpa via AP)
April 23, 2017 - 10:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Thousands of people are rallying in Berlin to show their support for the idea of a united Europe and for a pro-European outcome for France's presidential election. The weekly demonstrations...
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People line up before casting their vote for the first-round presidential election at a polling station in Paris, Sunday, April 23, 2017. French voters are casting ballots for their next president in an unusually close first-round election Sunday, after a campaign dominated by concerns about jobs and immigration and clouded by security fears following a recent attack on police guarding the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
April 23, 2017 - 10:33 am
PARIS (AP) — Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that's being seen as a litmus test for the future of Europe and the spread of populism around the world. More than 50,000 police and gendarmes were deployed to protect 66...
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Femen activists, ones wearing the mask of Marine Le Pen, left, and U.S President Donald Trump, center, are detained as they demonstrate in Henin Beaumont, northern France, where far-right leader and presidential candidate Le Pen will vote, during the first round of the French presidential election, Sunday April 23, 2017. French voters began casting ballots for the presidential election Sunday under heightened security in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
April 23, 2017 - 8:48 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 2:50 p.m. In Montreal, thousands of resident French nationals have waited in lines that snaked at one point to eight blocks to cast their votes in France's presidential election. Polls opened Saturday...
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