Le Pen Slips in Presidential Poll, Leaving Macron 1 Point BehindBy
National Front leader Marine Le Pen slipped in a daily poll of support in the French presidential election, leaving independent Emmanuel Macron just one point behind for the first round of voting.
Le Pen has the support of 25 percent of reporters for the first round vote, compared with 24 percent for Macron, OpinionWay said in its daily poll. Republican Francois Fillon has 21 percent support.
Both Macron and Fillon’s support levels were unchanged for the first round. Both would beat Le Pen in the second round, the poll showed.