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French expats queue up to vote in Tokyo

Sunday, May 07, 2017 - 00:33

French expats in Japan queue up outside the French embassy in Tokyo to cast their vote in the second round of the French Presidential Election. Rough cut. No reporter narration.

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). French expats queue up to cast their ballots in the country's presidential election at Tokyo's French embassy on Sunday (May 7). Opinion polls show independent centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to beat National Front candidate Marine Le Pen in Sunday's second round of voting, in what is seen to be France's most important election in decades. Macron, who wants to deregulate the economy and deepen EU integration, has a 23-26 percentage point lead over Le Pen in the opinion polls.

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French expats queue up to vote in Tokyo

Sunday, May 07, 2017 - 00:33