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Apr232017

Country: France

Language: French

France presidential election 2017

How to pronounce the names of the French presidential candidates

The first round of the 2017 French presidential election is set to be held on April 23. If no candidate wins a majority, a run-off election between the top two candidates will be held on May 7.

Opinion polls suggest a tight race with some 30% of voters still undecided. Front runners include centrist Emmanuel Macron and right winger Marine Le Pen.

Find out how to pronounce the names of the candidates and more French vocabulary related to the election in our fantastic guide.