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Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo kickstarts presidential campaign in Lille

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Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo kickstarts presidential campaign in Lille

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo’s kickstarted her campaign for the French presidency in Lille yesterday.

October polls put her ninth in the first round of the 2022 election with just 5-6 per cent of the vote.

At the Paris mayor’s first rally as the Socialist Party’s official candidate. her supporters expressed enthusiasm for backing a woman for the Élyseé Palace.

Hidalgo, who runs France's capital with support from the Green party, placed a push for more bike-friendly policies.

€180million is earmarked for infrastructure, including plans for major bike routes across the city.

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