It is an opinion poll that will please the leadership of the Republicans. The French are 65% to be opposed to right-wing support for Emmanuel Macron for the 2022 presidential election. This figure, revealed this Sunday by an Ifop poll for the JDD, puts a serious blow to the idea proposed by the LR mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi.
Emmanuel Macron is seen as right-wing
Only 35% of those polled therefore answered “yes” (10 “quite” and 25 “rather”) to the question “Do you think that the right (that is to say the Republicans party) should support Emmanuel?” Macron as a candidate for the 2022 presidential election? “. In detail, 72% of the voters of the President of the Republic in 2017 are in favor against only 37% for the voters of the representative of the right in this last election, Francois Fillon.
On an axis ranging from 0 (extreme left) to 10 (extreme right), Emmanuel Macron is judged on the right (7 to 10) by 43% of the French, in the center (4 to 6) by 32% and on the left (0 to 3) by 16% of them. The average of the positioning thus obtained, 5.9, is down slightly compared to the 6.2 obtained in a previous study in February 2019.
Nicolas Sarkozy best embodies his camp
When asked about their own positioning, the majority of respondents position themselves on the right (33%) and in the center (36%), and 16% are positioned on the left, while 15% of them do not express an opinion. relatively stable proportions compared to studies conducted since November 2017.
Nicolas Sarkozy is judged to be the personality best embodying the right (69% of opinion in this sense), with a short head ahead of Edouard Philippe (67%), more widely ahead of Xavier Bertrand (59%) and Francois Baroin ( 58%).