[The first round of French general election polls on the 10th showed Macron and Le Pen leading]The 10th is the first round of the French presidential election. There are 12 candidates in this round of voting, of which Macron, Le Pen and Melenchon are the most Three popular candidates. As of April 8, the polls showed that French President Emmanuel Macron, who is seeking re-election, leads the polls with 26% approval rate. (CCTV News Client)
The 10th is the polling day for the first round of the French presidential election. There are 12 candidates in this round of voting, of which Macron, Le Pen and Mélenchon are the three most popular candidates.
As of April 8, the polls showed that French President Emmanuel Macron, who is seeking re-election, leads the polls with 26% approval rate. The French “National League” candidate Marine Le Pen came in second, with 25% support, which is quite close. The third is Jean-Luc Mélenchon of the “Indomitable France” party, with 17.5% of the support, far behind the first two candidates. Recently, the intensification of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict has led to rising prices and a decline in the purchasing power of the French. Macron’s approval rating has gradually declined, while Le Pen’s approval rating has begun to climb. Before the election, the support ratings of the two people began to approach, which added a lot of suspense to the general election.
On the other hand, polls show that the abstention rate in the first round of the French presidential election is likely to exceed 30%, which also created the history of the French Fifth Republic. The French media believe that the high abstention rate is likely to bring variables to the election results. In the history of the Fifth Republic, there were two candidates, Destin and Jospin, who lost the lead in the polls because of the high abstention. Rate. French political scientist Dominique Mosi believes that the high abstention rate means a rupture between the French and political parties, expressing the French people’s disappointment in politics.
The French presidential election is divided into two rounds. If a candidate obtains an absolute majority of the votes in the first round, that is, more than 50% of the votes, the candidate is elected president of France. If no one obtains an absolute majority in the first round of voting, the top two candidates with the most votes advance to the second round, and the candidate with the most votes in the second round is elected president. The results of the first round of the French presidential election will be announced in the early morning of the 11th Beijing time.
(Article source: CCTV News Client)