According to a poll conducted by Ifop for the JDD about 11 politicians, 43% of respondents consider that the former Minister of the Environment under the chairmanship of François Hollande, Ségolène Royal, would embody the left "for good" . The former socialist candidate for the French presidency in 2007 is followed by the former national education officer and leader of the Mouvement Génération.s, Benoît Hamon (40%).
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43% of respondents say that Emmanuel Macron embodies "very badly" the left
In third place: the leader of France insubordinate Jean-Luc Mélenchon (38%), tied with the former Minister of Justice under François Hollande, Christiane Taubira, and the former president himself. Regarding Emmanuel Macron, respondents are less optimistic. They are only 23% to say that he would be a good representative of the left, 43% to declare that the head of state would embody "very badly."