Macron and Le Pen will hold televised debate in France

Both candidates managed to advance to a second round in the elections, which exceeded more than 20 per cent of the votes | Photo: Reuters

Two winning candidates of the first round in the presidential elections in France, the Centre Emmanuel Macron and the ultra-right Marine Le Pen, will hold a televised debate on next May 3, four days before the second round to elect the successor of François Hollande.
Thus the spokesman of Macron, Benjamin Griveaux, who confirmed the debate Monday announced it.
> Two polls predict victory of Emmanuel Macron in France “It is a debate that we want,” said Griveaux. In this way, the debate will be televised on TF1 and France 2.
Before the debate, Macron and Le Pen could match Tuesday in tribute to police died in the terrorist attack on Thursday on the Champs Elysées. President François Hollande environment sources indicated that the President had invited the two winners of the first round, who showed their consent to go.

On the other hand, the latest polls put Macron with an intention of vote of 61 percent in the face of the second round, while Le Pen would be at 39 percent. In this way, the ex-Minister loses three points against his rival on the last poll.
The fact: Former Minister of economy got 23.24 percent of the vote, compared to 22.79% of the Chairperson of the national front. The difference between both candidates in the first round was more than 150,000 votes.