Marine Le Pen
The presidential candidate of France’s far-right party “national front” marine Le Pen defeated in the second round. This is evidenced by the survey company Opinionway, which publishes Reuters.
While Le Pen can garner the most votes in the first round. According to experts Opinionway, in the first round of voting, she will enlist the support of 26 percent of voters, centrist Emmanuel macron — 22, and the right politician françois Fillon — 21.
In the second round are him and Le Pen. Then, as experts say, the Makron will pass his rival, gaining 68 percent of the vote.
Makron has gained popularity amid a scandal involving the wife of françois Fillon — Penelope, and their children. It was noted that the family visit was a fictitious work, including as assistants during the work of the head of household in the Parliament. The total amount of illegally received payments of up to 500 thousand euros. Fillon admitted that he had made a mistake, having to work for relatives, but to withdraw from the presidential race refused.
The first round of presidential elections in France will take place on 23 April 2017, the second, if necessary, on 7 may.