France: Conservatives Have Strong Lead

Which party’s candidate would you vote for in the legislative election?

May 31 May 24 May 16
Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) 42% 37% 38%
Socialist Party (PS), Left Radical Party (PRG)
or Citizens’ Republican Movement (MRC)
26% 26% 27%
Democratic Movement (MD) 8% 12% 16%
National Front (FN) 5% 8% 7%
The Greens (Les Verts) 5% 5% 3%
French Communist Party (PCF) 4% 3% 3%
Revolutionary Communist League (LCR) 2% 3% 2%
Workers’ Struggle (LO) 2% 2% 1%
Movement for France (MPF) 1% 2% 1%
Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (CPNT) 1% 1% 1%

Source: CSA / France Info
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 852 French adults, conducted on May 30 and May 31, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

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