Confidence in Emmanuel Macron and Jean Castex lost two points in July and stood at 34% and 27% respectively, according to an Elabe poll for Radio Classique published on Wednesday.

The proportion of those questioned who did not trust them to “effectively face the main problems facing the country” increased by two points in one month for the Head of State (61%), by three points for the Prime Minister. minister (64%).

The executive couple remains more popular than their predecessors at the same time of the previous five-year term: in August 2016, François Hollande won the confidence of 16% of those questioned, when the then head of government, Manuel Valls, pointed to 20%.

Edouard Philippe at the top of the favorite political figures

In the ranking of the favorite political figures of the French, Edouard Philippe retains first place (53%, +5 points), ahead of Nicolas Hulot.

The former Prime Minister fills up with supporters of La République en Marche (92%), but also stands out among those polled declaring themselves close to LR, a party of which he was a member until 2017, where his image is judged "Positive" by 70% of them (+1 point), in second place behind Nicolas Sarkozy.

Edouard Philippe still arrives in fourth position among supporters of the left (49%, +6 points), as well as those of the RN (35%, -2 points).


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Survey conducted online on August 2 and 3 with a sample of 1,003 people representative of the French population aged 18 and over, according to the quota method.

Margin of error of 1.4 to 3.1 points.

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