The survey showed the level of trust of French presidential candidates France

The survey showed the level of trust of French presidential candidates France© AP Photo/ Michel Euler

The maximum number of French people (at least 41%) trust the ex-Minister of economy Emmanuel macron, the, according to the poll by Harris Interactive.

According to the survey, compared with November, the level of confidence of respondents to the Macron increased by 2%. The number of those who have spoken out in support of ex-Premier Alain Juppe, lost the presidential primaries of the right decreased by 6% and amounted to 37%. Thus Juppe, a few months in the lead in the survey, yielded to the Makron.

Going to the polls from the right-wing former Prime Minister françois Fillon received 31% of votes and shared the third place with the head of the party «Democratic movement» (MoDem) françois Bayrou.

The level of confidence in the current President Francois Hollande was 25%, which is 3% more than in November.

The survey took place from 27 to 29 Dec. It took part 1,01 thousands of French citizens over the age of 18. Respondents had to choose among the proposed political figures who they trust, rather trust, rather do not trust or do not trust.

Macron was appointed Minister of economy of France a little over two years and his appointment to this position took place on 26 August 2014, and the resignation he resigned on August 30, 2016. In November, he announced the decision to run for President, but refused to participate in the presidential primaries of the left.

Election of the President of France will be held in two rounds on April 23 and may 7, 2017. According to a December 7 poll center for public opinion BVA and Salesforce, the second round will be the leader of «National front» marine Le Pen and her opponent Fillon. The survey notes a significant advantage of Fillon. Another public opinion poll Harris Interactive in late November predicted the victory of Fillon in the second round.

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