The head of state would overtake the president of the RN in the second round, according to a Harris Interactive poll for Challenges.
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New poll a few months before the 2022 presidential election. Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron still lead the first round of the presidential election (April 10), tied (24%) in the event of a Xavier candidacy Bertrand on the right. The president of the National Rally comes slightly ahead (26%) ahead of the current head of state if Valérie Pécresse is on the right, according to a Harris Interactive poll published Wednesday, August 25 for Challenges.
In the event of a candidacy of Xavier Bertrand as candidate of the right, the latter would obtain 16% of the voting intentions, while Valérie Pécresse would obtain 13% of the votes. If the two right-wing candidates ran simultaneously, Xavier Bertrand would collect 11% of voting intentions and Valérie Pécresse 8%, while Emmanuel Macron would be 21% and Marine Le Pen 23%.
In the second round (April 24), the outgoing President of the Republic would always be ahead of the president of the RN with 55% of the votes against 45%. These levels have been stable since the end of June. In 2017, the first had counted 66.1% of the vote, the second 33.9%.
Florian Philippot, figure of the demonstrations against the sanitary pass and former right arm of Marine Le Pen, would obtain between 1 and 2% of the voting intentions. On the left, the leader of the rebels Jean-Luc Mélenchon would gather 11% of the vote regardless of the scenario, while the socialist Anne Hidalgo (7%) would be placed just in front of the MEP Europe Ecology-The Greens, Yannick Jadot (6%), if he won the environmentalists primary.