France: Conservative UMP Gains Popularity

Which of these parties’ candidates would you support in the National Assembly election?

May 22 May 7
Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) 42% 35%
Socialist Party (PS), Left Radical Party (PRG)
or Citizens’ Republican Movement (MRC)
30% 30%
Democratic Movement (MD) 9% 9%
National Front (FN) 5% 8%
Workers’ Struggle (LO) or
Revolutionary Communist League (LCR)
4.5% 5%
The Greens (Les Verts) 3.5% 6%
French Communist Party (PCF) 3% 3%
Other right parties 3% 4%

Source: BVA / Orange
Methodology: Interviews with 865 registered French voters, conducted on May 21 and May 22, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

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