Mélenchon for the first time ahead of Fillon in the first round of elections in France
MOSCOW, 9 APR — RIA Novosti. The leader of the “Rebellious France,” Jean-Luc Mélenchon for the first time ahead of ex-Prime Minister françois Fillon and ranks third in the first round of presidential elections in France, Reuters reported, citing a poll for the newspaper Figaro.
According to these data, the first line of the rating divided by the former Minister of the economy Emmanuel macron and the leader of the party “national front” marine Le Pen. For each of them voters are ready to give 24% of the votes.
The second line is an Mélenchon with 18% of votes, followed by Fillon with 17%. The former Minister of education Benoit Amon voted 9% of respondents.
The survey was conducted from 5 to 7 April. The event was attended by 1515 the French at least 18 years of age from the number included in the voter lists.
Election of the President of France will be held in two rounds — on April 23 and may 7.