Foreign Policy: 3 Things to Watch in the First Round of French Presidential Elections This Weekend

Martin Michelot commented for Foreign Policy about what to watch for in first round of the French presidential elections.

Second, low turnout will probably benefit Le Pen and Fillon, as their likely voters are more likely to turn out for them than Macron or Mélenchon’s are for them (or than anyone is for Hamon)

Read the whole article on Foreign Policy's website here.

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