Sarkozy Popularity Falls to Record After Government Reshuffle, Poll Shows

French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s popularity fell to a record low after a government reshuffle in November, an opinion poll to be published in Figaro Magazine on Dec. 4 showed.

Sarkozy’s approval rating fell 2 percentage points from last month to 24 percent, according to the survey conducted by TNS-Sofres-Logica for Figaro. Prime MinisterFrancois Fillon’s approval rating slid 3 points to 35 percent.

The pollsters surveyed 1,000 people over age 18 by telephone between Nov. 26 and Nov. 29. It didn’t provide a margin of error.

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