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French elections: Second round predictions

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French elections: Second round predictions

Polls show that Francois Hollande will maintain his lead at final run off vote on 6th May. Figures given by French polls give the socialist candidate Francois Hollande 54-56% of the vote.
The same polls suggest that between 48-60% of Marine Le Pen’s National Front supporters will vote for President Sarkozy.
It is estimated that 83-91% of Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s supporters will vote Hollande but that Bayrou’s supporters are more divided. It is estimated that 25-38% of them will vote for Sarkozy.
These figures came from samples of approxmately 1,000 voters.


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