French election in a deadlock

NTD Staff
By NTD Staff
March 24, 2017Politics

The French elections are at an unprecedented deadlock. Three candidates are relatively equal in popularity, and the first round of the election is just one month away.

François Fillon was once viewed as the frontrunner, but a scandal involving giving public funds to his wife for work that was never done saw his popularity dip, and now he is just about even with two other candidates.

Fillon, Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, and far right leader Marine Le Pen are all neck in neck to take over the French presidency from François Hollande.

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