Macron, a pro-European centrist, waves before addressing supporters in Paris on April 23. With 97% of polling stations declared, Macron was in first place with 23.9% of the vote. Le Pen had 21.4%.
Supporters of Macron cheer in Paris after the announcement that he qualified for the runoff.
Le Pen supporters celebrate exit-poll results on April 23.
Scrutineers count votes at the end of the first round in Sable-sur-Sarthe.
A voter waits to cast his ballot in Lyon.
A woman picks up ballots before voting in Tulle.
A man and a woman cast their votes at the French consulate in Nuremberg, Germany.
Le Pen votes at the Jean Jacques Rousseau School in Henin-Beaumont.
A Benedictine sister of the Sainte-Cecile Abbey casts her ballot at a polling station in Solesmes.
A man picks up ballots in Lyon.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla Bruni Sarkozy, vote at a polling station in Paris.
A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Paris.
Voters cast their ballots in Strasbourg.
Macron and his wife, Brigitte Trogneux, greet supporters as they leave a polling station in Le Touque.
People line up to cast their vote in Marseille.
A woman brings her dog to a polling station in Lyon.
A woman walks past a wall of campaign posters in Villefranche-de-Lauragais.