Presidential race in France: Leftist candidates make it to Round 2 of primaries

Source : 112 Ukraine

Benoit Hamon and Manuel Valls proceeded to the next stage of the Social Party’s primaries
13:31, 23 January 2017

Benoit Hamon and Manuel Valls, Primaries in France

Former high-ranked officials made it to the Round 2 of the Social Party’s primaries in the French presidential campaign, RFI reported.

Ex-Education minister Benoit Hamon leads the way (35.21 percent of votes), with votes counted at more than half of polling stations across the country. Manuel Valls, former head of the government, got 31.56 percent.

Arnaud Montebourg, ex-minister of economy, gained 18 percent of votes.  

Source: RFI

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