Grand disillusion? Macron, Le Pen see setbacks in French regional elections

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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Grand disillusion? Macron, Le Pen see setbacks in French regional elections” – below is their description.

Should Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen worry? Polls predict a rematch next year of the 2017 presidential runoff but a record abstention rate in Sunday’s second round of French regional elections show how volatile outcomes can be when citizens vote with their feet. Indifference or disillusion? How would a low turnout upset the form in 2022?

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