Trust an election turtle, sagacious like me
Can Jean-Luc Mélenchon repeat his 2017 feat in 2022?
In the first round of the presidential election, the candidate of La France insoumise managed to climb to fourth place with a total of 19.6% of the vote, behind François Fillon and Marine Le Pen.
A few days before the first round, some polls even let him hope for a qualification.
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Looking at the studies of this beginning of the year, it seems difficult for the former socialist senator to repeat his performance.
Ifop credited him with 9% of the vote last weekend, far behind Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen.
But this is precisely the score assigned to it in February 2017 by the same institute.
Tested on February 1, 2017, Jean-Luc Mélenchon posted a small 9% when his socialist rival, Benoît Hamon, crowned with his victory in the primary, pranced at 17%.
This is the reason why at his meeting in Nantes, Sunday January 16, the rebellious candidate was able to say:
“Trust a turtle…
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