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French voters want PM Valls to win left-wing presidential primary – poll

PARIS: French voters want to see Prime Minister Manuel Valls secure the Socialist Party ticket to run for presidential election next year, an opinion poll showed on Friday, hours after President Francois Hollande announced that he would not seek a second term. Valls broadly shares the pro-business leaning that prompted many left-wing voters to turn… Read More »

France's Fillon seen as clear favourite in Sunday's conservatives primary – poll

PARIS: Former French prime minister Francois Fillon is seen winning the conservative presidential primary nomination for next year’s election with 61 percent of the vote against 39 percent for rival Alain Juppe, according to a poll by Opinionway on Friday. The online poll of 550 registered voters who intend to cast their ballot in Sunday’s… Read More »