Macron to face Le Pen in French election runoff

|By:, SA News Editor

The voting ended about 30 minutes ago, and early projections see centrist Emmanuel Macron as finishing on top with 23.7% of the vote, and the National Front's Marine Le Pen in 2nd with 21.7%.

In the runoff election to be held on May 7, polls show Macron will comfortably prevail over Le Pen.