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The presidential election in France in April will show that Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron was born on December 21, 1977 in the city of Amiens.

He is the youngest president to lose positions.

Most opinion polls show that the current president will reach the second round and win re-election, writes BTA.

After his first term marked by great social unrest - during which he took steps to liberalize labor laws, reduce taxes on the rich and business and try to change the configuration of transatlantic relations - the chances of victory for Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron was born on December 21, 1977 in the city of Amiens.

He is the youngest president to have been younger than the victory he held over far-right Marin Le Pen in 2017.

Sociologists predict Macron's second term

Here are the main scenarios for the second round of elections:


Until the autumn, the common opinion was that the vote would be a repeat of the clash between Macron and Le Pen.

This was the race Macron was striving for: voters were constantly barring the far-right party from power.

Le Pen remains the most likely candidate to face Macron in the second round, especially since her rating has recently improved, according to opinion polls.

However, her place is uncertain, as there is competition from other right and left parties for second place.

In recent years, Le Pen has been trying to soften the image of his Eurosceptic and anti-immigrant National Assembly party to boost his popularity in France, which has never had a female president.

Marin Le Pen's party has received a loan from a Hungarian bank close to Orban

But her admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin in the past could damage her image at a time when war is raging in Ukraine.

Surveys show that in the first round it will collect up to 21 percent.

In the second round, as it should be if none of the candidates wins a simple majority of the votes cast in the first round, Macron will beat Le Pen by between 53 and 58 percent of the vote, according to opinion polls.

his victory will be a smaller lead than the one she suffered in 2017 (then he beat Le Pen by 66 to 33 percent).


Melanchon is the only candidate on the left who is among the top five contenders in the election.

Given that the traditional center-left French Socialist Party has virtually no weight in politics and the Greens are struggling to gain widespread support, Melenchon has called on left-wing voters to unite behind him.

Melanchon raised 100,000 at a rally in Paris

In his campaign manifesto, Melanchon, an impressive speaker running for president for the third time, vowed to control capital movements, provide jobs for the long-term unemployed and reduce the retirement age from 62 to 60.

He is currently receiving about 14 percent support in opinion polls, up from 9-10 percent in January, and has climbed to third place after Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen.

Opinion polls suggest Macron will easily defeat Melenchon if he reaches the second round of elections.


Last year's rise of Eric Zemour, a talk show star who used the anti-systemic style of former US President Donald Trump to present himself as the savior of a nation threatened by Islam, changed the distribution of power at the start of the campaign.

Some polls suggest Zemur will reach the second round, but support for him has waned as he struggles to formulate ideas outside of immigration and security and is hurt by his comments about Russia.

Opinion polls show he won 9-13 percent of the vote in the first round.

Zemur, a good orator and best-selling author, says non-Christian names like Muhammad and the wearing of religious symbols such as Islamic headscarves should be banned because they undermine France's identity as a Christian civilization.

In the second round, Macron would easily beat Zemur, according to opinion polls.


The leader of the Ile de France region, Valerie Pecres, who describes herself partly as Margaret Thatcher and partly as Angela Merkel, won the candidacy of the conservative Republican Party in December, prompting public opinion polls.

However, Pekres, who is moderate in the Conservative ranks, sees her campaign going precariously as she struggles to distance herself from Macron, while opposing nationalist programs offered by far-right rivals.

Pecres says he will end the 35-hour work week, raise the retirement age from 62 to 65, and ban women who accompany their children to school from wearing Muslim headscarves.

Recent opinion polls show that she won 10-13 percent of the vote in the first round.

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