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Partial French official results show Le Pen, Macron going to second round

PARIS, April 23 (Reuters) - Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are leading in the official count of votes from the first round of France's presidential election with 30 million tallied so far, figures from the Interior Ministry showed on Sunday.

The figures do not include results from France's major cities, where Le Pen's level of support tends to be low relative to smaller towns and villages where counts were complete.

With 30 million votes counted from France's 47 million strong electorate and pollster projections pointing to a turnout approaching 80 percent, the figures put Le Pen on 23.45 percent, Macron at 22.89 percent, conservative Francois Fillon at 19.71 percent, far-leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon on 18.51 percent. (Reporting by Sybille de la Hamaide and Emile Picy; Editing by Ingrid Melander; Editing by Leigh Thomas)