The interior Ministry of France announced the leadership of Le Pen in the presidential elections

Marine Le Pen

The leader of “National front” marine Le Pen is gaining 24.15% of the votes in the first round of presidential elections in France, former economy Minister Emmanuel macron — of 21.43; they pass to the second round. These are the first official data of the interior Ministry, which leads RIA Novosti.

The third is the candidate of the party “the Republicans” Francois Fillon, who after counting 3.76 million votes gaining 20.34 percent. On the fourth line — ultralevel candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon (17,96%).

At the same time, many media reported about the leadership of the Macron. Assessment BFMTV, he is gaining in the first round of 23.7 percent, and Le Pen — 22. Similar results and France 2. According to estimates TF1, both candidates gaining 23 percent.

The second round of presidential elections will be held on 7 may.