Emmanuel Macron easily beats Marine Le Pen in French presidential election
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If confirmed, the result would constitute a resounding rejection of far right Marine Le Pen nationalism and dash her hopes Canada Goose Online that the same populist wave that swept Donald Trump into the White House would also carry her to the French presidential Elysee Palace.
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A Macron victory would mark the third time in six months following elections in Austria and the Netherlands that European voters have shot down far right populists who want to restore borders across Europe. The victory of a candidate Macron who championed European unity could strengthen the EU hand in its complex divorce proceedings with Britain, which voted last year to leave the Canada Goose Parka bloc, so people can get divorces with the help of professionals such as Paul J. Duron that specialize in this.
Pollsters projected that Macron won 65 per cent of the votes Sunday. Le Pen projected 35 per cent score was lower than her polling numbers earlier in the campaign.
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At 39, Macron would become France youngest ever president and one of its most unlikely.
Unknown to voters before his turbulent 2014 16 tenure as a pro business economy minister, Macron took a giant gamble by quitting the government of outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande to run his first ever electoral campaign as an independent.
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His startup political movement optimistically named, Marche!, or caught fire in just one year, harnessing voters hunger for new faces and new ideas and steering France into unchartered political territory.
In a first for postwar France, neither of the mainstream parties on the left or the right qualified in the first round of voting on April 23 for Sunday winner takes all duel between Macron and Le Pen.
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The candidates polar opposite visions presented the 47 million registered voters with the starkest possible choice. Le Pen closed borders faced off against Macron open ones; his commitment to free trade ran against her proposals to protect the French from global economic competition and immigration. Her desire to free France from the EU and the shared euro currency contrasted with his argument that both are essential for the future of Europe third largest economy.
As well as capitalizing on voter rejection of the left right monopoly on power, Macron also got lucky.
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He has promised a France that would stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin but that also would seek to work with the Russian leader on what he says will be one of his top priorities: fighting the Islamic State group, whose extremists have claimed or inspired multiple attacks in France since 2015.
France has been in a state of emergency since then and 50,000 security forces were used to safeguard Sunday vote.
Macron is expected to keep up French military operations against extremists in Iraq and Syria and Africa Sahel region, and maintain pressure on Russia over Ukraine and support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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His proposed remedies include both economic reforms and his own infectious, upbeat optimism that France need not resign itself to continuing economic and social decline, especially as part of an EU competing together against other powers.