PARIS - The first major televised debate Monday on the program, daily polls begin on the presidential candidates in France to undergo any change. Marine Le Pen (National Front) goes for the first round in April, yet invariably tops the list with 27 percent of the vote, but that is one percentage point lower than the previous day.
The two candidates after her next sacks anything. Emmanuel Macron (independent liberal candidate) loses 2 percentage points of voters and amounted to 23 percent. The embattled candidate Les Républicains Francois Fillon also dropped two percentage points and now amounts to 18 percent.
Halen Le Pen and Macron indeed the second round in May, the independent candidate wins easily Le Pen 60 to 40 percent. Macron gathers many voters than among others Fillon. But Fillon would defeat Le Pen, he could reach the second round. He gets over 55 percent of French people behind him and Le Pen 45 percent.
The main other candidates are much less likely. These are among others the leftist Jean-Luc Mélanchon and the Socialist Benoît Hamon.