French voters in Scotland look on as election battle heats up

Chris McCall

Emmanuel Macron will contest the second round of French presidential voting on May 7. (Picture Credit: Thibault Camus/AP)

As France prepares for the second round of its presidential election on May 7, French voters living in Scotland have been following the dramatic campaign with bated breath.

As no candidate won a majority following the first round on April 23, a run-off election between the top two, Emmanuel Macron of En Marche! and Marine Le Pen of the Front National, is required.

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Source: News Now/ Scotsman Online

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