The next French presidential election is scheduled to be held in April and May 2017. The first round of the vote will be held on April 23, with the run-off between the top two candidates on May 7.
Republican Primary Dates
Presidential primary for Republican on Sunday November 20 2016.
If no candidate gets at least 50% of the vote, there will be a run-off vote on Sunday November 27 2016.
The contest is expected to be a battle between Mr Juppé and Mr Sarkozy, the French opposition party’s political heavyweights.
Republican Primary Opinion Polls – Juppe is still Fav.
The Internet-based survey – Sample size – 18,000 voters, with the questions on the primaries narrowed to 1,337 people certain to take part showed Juppe winning.
A separate Ifop-Fiducial poll for Sud Radio showed – Juppe getting 31 % of votes in the first round of the primaries on Sunday, versus 30 percent for Sarkozy and 27 percent for Fillon.
Socialist Party (France) presidential primary, 2017
The primary will be held on 22 January 2017, with a runoff election to be held on 29 January between the two candidates with the most votes should no candidate win 50 percent of the vote.
The 2017 French Socialist Party presidential primary will be held to select candidate of the French Socialist Party and Radical Party of the Left for the 2017 presidential election.It will be the second open primary (primaires citoyennes) held by the socialist parties, after the primary in 2011, where François Hollande defeated Martine Aubry to become the Socialist Party nominee. Hollande went on to defeat incumbent president Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2012 presidential election.
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- Arnaud Montebourg, former Minister for Industrial Renewal, Minister for Economy and anti-austerity campaigner
- Benoît Hamon, former Minister of National Education
- Marie-Noëlle Lienemann, Socialist senator
- Gerard Filoche, unionist
- François Hollande, President of France
- Manuel Valls, Prime Minister of France
French Presidential Election Opinion poll for first round of voting
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