Macron honeymoon starts to fade

Less than a week after the second round of parliamentary elections that gave him a handsome majority, the first signs that new President Emmanuel Macron’s halo may be dimming appear in today’s monthly Tableau de Bord Politique from Ifop/Fiducial. Macron’s net approval rating has fallen sharply from an extraordinarily high +36 points in May to […]

Election result: French Presidency, second round

Emmanuel Macron (En Marche!) completed his extraordinary journey from socialist economy minister to independent centrist President on Sunday, strolling into the Elysée Palace with almost two-thirds of the vote in the second round run-off against the National Front’s Marine Le Pen. It was a victory anticipated universally by commentators and the opinion polls, which managed […]