According to the survey, Le Pen is not being treated positively in the French press
A survey by the French Think Tank Fondapol, which was conducted in March, said 55 per cent of French people think that the media treats Ms Pen in a negative light.
This compares to just 19 per cent of people who think that the media treats Ms Le Pen’s main rival the leader of En Marche!, Emmanuel Macron, negatively.
The survey has revealed that only 15 per cent of people believe that the media treats the FN leader positively, which compares to 46 per cent of people who think that Mr Macron is treated favourably.
The survey revealed that Macron has been treated more positively than Le Pen
86 per cent of people think the campaign has been “deceiving” and 83 per cent think it has “failed”
A shocking 11 per cent of people believe the Republican candidate Francois Fillon, who has been accused of paying his wife for being his parliamentary assistant when she did not do the job, is treated positively by the media.
According to the Fondapol survey, 88 per cent of people in France are not satisfied with the way in which the electoral campaign has played out.
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Marine Le Pen is a French politician who is the president of the National Front, a national-conservative political party in France and one of its main political forces.
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Described as more democratic and republican than her nationalist father, she has led a movement of "de-demonization of the Front National" to detoxify it and soften its image
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The survey, which was conducted by the French academic, Dominique Reynie, revealed that 86 per cent of people think the campaign has been “deceiving” and 83 per cent think it has “failed”.
Only 10 per cent of people are reported to be “enthusiastic” about the upcoming election.
Although many French voters question the quality of the electoral campaign, only 29 per cent of people think that the low quality of the campaign is their responsibility.
Following the scandal involving his wife, Francois Fillon has been treated negatively by the press
The majority of people blame the candidates themselves for the low quality of debate.
The questionnaire revealed that 78 per cent of French people think that the electoral campaign has not tackled the big issues confronting France.
The television and conversations with people from the same social circles are people’s biggest sources of electoral information.
The survey discovered that 38 per cent of voters made a decision about who they would vote for before the campaign, which has not changed.
The questionnaire was completed using a sample of 1,766 French people over the age of 18.
Earlier this week, all 11 presidential candidates were involved in a televised debate.