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French vote turnout 65 percent at 5:00 pm, down on 2017

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Participation in the first round of the French presidential vote stood at 65 percent at 5:00 pm on Sunday, the interior ministry said, down sharply from the same point in the 2017 election. Analysts have forecast that turnout for the vote, in which President Emmanuel Macron is seeking a second five-year term, could be the lowest since 2002, injecting a high level of uncertainty into the race. FRANCE 24's Armen Georgian reports from a polling station in Paris.

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