Frenzy of rallies in the presidential campaign: “The effects are extremely marginal”

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Eric Woerth - Presidential campaign transfer window © (AP / VAL)

By: Florent Guignard Follow

Two months before the presidential election, defections in favor of Emmanuel Macron are increasing.

The former Sarkozyist minister Éric Woerth, had announced his rallying to the head of state, as well as the LR mayor of Calais Natacha Bouchart, weakening his rival Valérie Pécresse, already under pressure from the far right.


With a right under pressure, a divided extreme right and a fragmented left, rallies and family quarrels now punctuate each day of the campaign.

The analysis of

Frédéric Dabi

, political scientist, director general Opinion of the Ifop polling institute.


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  • French politics

  • Presidential France 2022

  • Valerie Pécresse

  • Emmanuel Macron

  • Eric Woerth

  • Eric Zemmour

  • Marine Le Pen

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