UPDATE: French Election 2022 – Live: Polls Show Macron Pulling Away From Le Pen


The ruling president “Emmanuel Macron” is pulling away from running mate “Marine Le Pen” and is on course for victory with 55 per cent of the vote, latest polls show.

Polls have also shown that 61 per cent of registered voters are “completely sure” to vote in the second round of France’s presidential election this weekend.

It comes as Macron said Marine Le Pen, his far-right challenger, is capitalising on anger he has failed to quell among the French people as their election campaigns entered their final days.

Both candidates spoke to the media on Friday morning as they attempted to sweep up voters and support ahead of Sunday’s vote.

The current president said the far-right lived on “fears and resentment” and accepted his opponent was able to draw on his own failures in her bid to replace him.

In her interview this morning, Ms Le Pen accused Mr Macron of “not liking the French”.

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