President François Hollande has called on French voters to reject The pair will face each other in a run-off vote on 7 May after taking the top.
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande on Monday urged people to back centrist Emmanuel Macron and reject far-right leader Marine.
France's outgoing president, Francois Hollande, on April 24 urged people and reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose place in the runoff.
Hollande urges french reject presidential runoff vote -- going
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