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France votes: Can ex-banker Macron win over the deprived suburbs?

© Damien Meyer, AFP | A Macron supporter puts up electoral posters on April 7, 2017, in a bid to rally more support for the centrist independent presidential candidate

Video by Claire WILLIAMS , Mélina HUET , Mayssa AWAD

Text by Claire WILLIAMS

Latest update : 2017-04-19

From investment to reducing class sizes, centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says he would introduce ‘positive discrimination’ to favour residents of France’s forgotten suburbs, known as the ‘banlieue’.

However, his ‘En Marche’ (Forward!) party campaigners are struggling to persuade traditionally left-wing residents to vote for a former investment banker

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Date created : 2017-04-19

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