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 […]

Horror week for Hamon, momentum for Mélenchon

Parti Socialiste Presidential candidate Benoit Hamon ended a dreadful week confronted by an Odoxa poll for Le Point, released on Friday evening, giving him a record low of just 8 per cent in first round voting intentions. On Wednesday came the blow of former PM Manuel Valls, the man Hamon defeated in the PS primary, […]