Mélenchon moves into third place in France

Following yesterday’s BVA poll showing him level with Les Républicains’ Francois Fillon, left-winger Jean-Luc Mélenchon (France Insoumise) has moved into third place tonight in Kantar Sofres Onepoint’s poll. He heads Fillon by 18 to 17 per cent on first round Presidential voting intentions in this survey, carried out for Le Figaro, LCI and RTL. Mélenchon […]

France: Game changing poll from BVA?

BVA’s weekly poll, released last night and published in the French regional press today, may well mark a turning point in the 2017 Presidential campaign. For the first time in any poll Jean-Luc Mélenchon has drawn level with Francois Fillon, on 19 per cent, while the two leading contenders, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, […]

France moves towards a four-horse race

We now have two polls entirely completed after the second Presidential TV debate and they confirm that Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s highly-regarded performance on Tuesday evening is translating into improved voting intentions, just as happened after the first debate. In Odoxa’s survey for Le Point out this Friday afternoon, the leftist candidate achieves his best result of […]