Live tweets on french election #LaPresidentielle2017

The video shows 30 minutes of live printing a selection of tweets between 8:13 and 8:47 pm at the evening of the french election on May 7th, 2017, containing the hashtag #La Presidentielle2017. Independent centrist Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen by 65.1% to 34.9% according to French state television estimates, as counting continues. Tweets are mostly in french.

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