Macron leads field of 11 candidates in French election
PARIS (Reuters) Eleven candidates got the go ahead on Saturday to run in France presidential election in a vote that independent centrist Emmanuel Macron remains favourite to win.
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The expiry buy canada goose jacket of the deadline would put paid to any further attempts by members of the conservative Republicans cagooseclearance party to seek an alternative candidate to Fillon, who is being investigated on suspicion of misusing public funds to pay his wife canada goose black friday sale and children and over a gift of expensive suits.
A BVA poll for Orange released on Saturday showed Macron was best placed to uk canada goose outlet win. He was second in first round voting intentions, a point behind the National Front Le Pen who had 26 percent, but would win a run off against his far right opponent 62 38, according to the survey.
Fillon has slipped to third in the polls, recording 19.5 percent in the BVA survey, suggesting he would fail to reach the run off.
Benoit Hamon, the ruling Socialist party candidate, ranked fourth with 12.5 percent, the poll showed, only slightly ahead of radical left wing contender Jean Luc Melenchon.
Several canada goose clearance sale thousand supporters cheered Melenchon on Saturday at a central Paris rally billed as a show of canada goose uk shop force after he spurned Hamon overtures to join him.
The left divisions have favoured the emergence of Macron, a 39 year old former economy minister of incumbent Socialist President Francois Hollande.
Macron on Saturday said he wanted to restore military service to France for some 600,000 young people each year as part of efforts to face a world entering an era of comparable to the Cold War.
The shooting of a man who cheap canada goose uk attacked a soldier at Paris Orly airport on Saturday refocused attention on security, a major concern canada goose clearance after cheap Canada Goose a series of attacks by Islamist militants.
Le Pen blames immigration and shortcomings in the EU for contributing to security risks, and has promised to take France out of the euro zone and hold a referendum on its EU membership.