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Poll: Macron and Philip jump in popularity

Ⓒ POOL/AFP/Archives – Matthieu Alexandre – | President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on 13 July 2013 in Paris

The popularity of Emmanuel Macron increases by 3 points in October compared to September, with 40% of favorable opinions, and that of Edouard Philippe by 4 points, to 36%, according to an Elabe poll for Radio Classique and Les Echos published Sunday.

This is the first increase in the confidence rating of the head of state after a drop of 3 points in September and 8 points since the beginning of his five-year term.

But 54% of French respondents say they do not trust him to face the problems of the country effectively, of which 27% “not at all”.

In detail, he loses 8 points under 24 and 4 among the popular categories when he gets on the other hand 7 points in the over 65 and 5 points in the 50-64 years.

The Prime Minister had recorded a drop of 1 point between July and September. They are 50% to declare not to trust him, down 7 points on a month.

In addition, the Minister of the Ecological Transition Nicolas Hulot retains the first place in terms of positive image (47%, stable), ahead of Alain Juppé (42%, +4) and, behind, Jean-Yves Le Drian 34%, stable) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon (28%, -3).

Survey carried out on the Internet by Elabe on 3 and 4 October on a sample of 1,001 people aged 18 and over representative of the French population according to the quota method.

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