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Latest update : 2017-04-20

Up for grabs: Total uncertainty ahead of French presidential election (part 2)

The stakes couldn't be higher ahead of Sunday's first round of the French presidential election. Open or closed borders? More Europe or less? A bigger or smaller welfare state? A bigger or smaller military? But once in the voting booth, will the French focus on issues, institutions or individuals? With the outcome a total uncertainty, we look back at a race that's been about identity, incumbent fatigue and ethics... But what matters most?

Click here for PART ONE. 

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Anne LEBRETON

Paris Municipal Councillor, 'En Marche!' Movement

Mikael SALA

Campaign strategist, National Front Party

Camille BEDIN

Parliamentary Candidate, Les Républicains Party

Raquel GARRIDO

Spokesperson, 'Unbowed France' movement

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