There is certainly very little chance that the Socialist Party will remain in the town hall of Strasbourg. This does not make it in advance the big loser of the municipal coming to the prefecture of Bas-Rhin. The outgoing mayor not representing himself, it was Catherine Trautmann, herself a former city councilor from Strasbourg (between 1989 and 1997, then in 2000-2001) who took up the torch. And according to an exclusive BVA-Orange poll for Europe 1 published Thursday, it allows the PS to play an important role during the election.
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According to this survey, the former Minister of Culture generates 17% of the voting intentions. This places her in third position, behind Alain Fontanel's LREM-UDI-MoDem-Agir list (27%) and that of the ecologist Jeanne Barseghian (25%). "So far, surveys have shown that the candidate Europe Ecologie-Les Vert was able to come out on top in the first round and appeared to be the favorite of this election", analysis for Europe 1 Adélaïde Zulfikarpasic, director BVA Opinion. "We can clearly see that the arrival of Trautmann is a little detrimental to the EELV list, since we would have two lists which come first in a pocket handkerchief"
"The real surprise and the real novelty is the a priori possibility for the PS list led by Catherine Trautmann to maintain itself in the second round and therefore to weigh, either by maintaining itself or by negotiating alliances on one side or the other, "continues the pollster. "We see that in any case Catherine Trautmann is a mayor and her role will be decisive in the outcome of this election.