France: Sarkozy Holds on to Small Lead

Which candidate would you support in the first round of the presidential election?

Nicolas Sarkozy 31%
Ségolène Royal 29%
François Bayrou 14%
Jean-Marie Le Pen 10%
Marie-George Buffet 5%
Olivier Besancenot 2%
Philippe de Villiers 2%
Arlette Laguiller 2%
Dominique Voynet 2%
José Bové 2%
Frédéric Nihous 0.5%

Run-Off Scenario

Nicolas Sarkozy 51%
Ségolène Royal 49%

Source: Louis-Harris / RMC
Methodology: Interviews with 1,006 French adults, conducted on Jan. 26 and Jan. 27, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

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