Monday, April 24, 2017

How the Election Split France

Via Frank

The two winners will rely on starkly different bases of support in the runoff on May 7.

Ms. Le Pen captured areas with high unemployment and low wages, where she campaigned on pledges to stop immigration and renegotiate France’s relationship with the European Union.

Mr. Macron dominated in economically dynamic areas and large cities, like Paris and Bordeaux, where his pro-business and socially progressive platform resonated with educated voters.

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