Macron support steady as French reform process takes hold

France’s two main monthly opinion ratings surveys were released today, and they will be re-assuring for both President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Despite much controversy surrounding the En Marche! government’s labour, education, taxation, budgetary and policing reforms, there is only the smallest downward movement in French voters’ approval of the two men’s […]

Fillon within one point of the lead

With just six days to go until the first round of French Presidential elections, polls are coming thick and fast. Of today’s three surveys, the lunchtime daily ‘rolling’ from Opinionway has inevitably attracted the most attention – as it shows Francois Fillon within one point of the leaders, Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, who […]

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 […]