France: Sarkozy Still Leads, This Time by 7

Who would you vote for in the presidential election?

Feb. 15 Feb. 1 Jan. 18
Nicolas Sarkozy 33% 32% 35%
Ségolène Royal 26% 26% 31%
Jean-Marie Le Pen 13% 12.5% 13%
François Bayrou 12% 13% 9%
Olivier Besancenot 3.5% 2.5% 3%
José Bové 3% 4%
Arlette Laguiller 2% 3% 2%
Marie-George Buffet 2.5% 2.5% 3%
Philippe de Villiers 2.5% 2% 1%
Dominique Voynet 1% 1.5% 2%
Nicolas Dupont-Aignan 1% 0.5% 0.5%
Corinne Lepage 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%

Run-off scenario

Feb. 15 Feb. 1 Jan. 18
Nicolas Sarkozy 55% 53% 52%
Ségolène Royal 45% 47% 48%

Source: TNS-Sofres / Unilog
Methodology: Face-to-face interviews with 1,000 French adults, conducted on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

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