The first round of presidential elections took place in France. Exit polls give victory to Macron

Oleg Panfilovych

According to exit polls, incumbent Emmanuel Macron wins the first round of the French presidential election.

This was reported by Le Figaro.

28.6% of French people voted for Macron. In the second round, Marine Le Pen will compete for the presidency, with 23.9% of French people voting for her. The next vote is scheduled for April 24.