45% of the inserts to the Republicans, who will be able to vote on December 4, including Xavier Bertrand their favorite. 39% of the French even consider themselves “ready” to grant him their vote in the election.
If Valérie Pécresse rallies the executives of the Republicans, Xavier Bertrand, he keeps a head start in the opinion polls conducted around the race for the designation of the right for the presidential election. Enough to consolidate its status as favorite, just over a month from the LR congress which should allow activists to choose their champion. An internal competition that opposes him, among others, to the president of the Ile-de-France Regional Council but also to Michel Barnier.
Solid Congress Favorite
This Sunday, in the JDD, a survey conducted by Ifop has indeed explored the ratings of candidates. And when it comes to knowing “who” they “wish to see nominated as presidential candidate by the LR members during the congress of December 4,” the first interested – the only ones who will be able to vote on D-day – quote the president of the Hauts-de-France regional council for 45% of them.
Behind him, Michel Barnier is at least on par with Valérie Pécresse. 26% of activists would even opt for him in preference to the president of the Ile-de-France regional council.
Valérie Pécresse concentrates the hopes of 23% of the inserts. Philippe Juvin, Éric Ciotti and Denis Payre, also candidates for this nomination, are very clearly unhooked.
Presidential: Bertrand transforms the test
That the French and LR members want to see Xavier Bertrand complete the presidential plateau is one thing, but would they vote in his favor for all that when the time comes next spring?
Thus, the same survey conducted by Ifop for the JDD this Sunday asked his panel if he would be “ready” to vote for one or other of the candidates for the nomination of Republicans in the poll. And Xavier Bertrand transforms the test: 39% of French respondents say they are “ready” to slip a ballot in his name in the ballot box against only 31% to Valérie Pécresse and Michel Barnier at 29%. Philippe Juvin’s rating stands at 16%, while that of the deputy elected in the Alpes-Maritimes, Eric Ciotti, stands at 15%. An encouraging signal for the first three cities, but that should not be confused with a more significant intention to vote.
The survey was conducted by the FIFG between October 28 and 29 among a representative sample of 1,507 people aged 18 and over, using the quota method, through a self-administered online questionnaire. The margin of error for this is between 1.4 and 3.1 points.