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Polls show Europeans’ mixed feelings about Russia, NATO amid Ukraine unease

A majority of people in six out of seven canvassed EU countries think Russia will invade Ukraine this year, a new survey has found, while other polls conducted in several countries paint a more complex picture of ambivalent attitudes towards Moscow and NATO.
Elections 03-05-2021

Madrid gears up for hotly contested regional election

The “moment of truth” has arrived in the regional election in Madrid, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, with several polls predicting a clear victory for Spain’s centre-right Popular Party (PP) well ahead of its left-wing rivals, after a heated and polarised political campaign including death threats to several candidates, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
EU Elections 2019 21-05-2019

Fact-check: Do the polls indicate a win for Le Pen’s Rassemblement National?

Marine Le Pen's Rassemblement National and Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche appear to be neck and neck in the European election polls but Macron's party still retains a statistical advantage. But media coverage appears to be hailing a possible victory for Rassemblement National, rather than for Macron's party. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Elections 2019 15-04-2019

Four out of ten French people indifferent to EU elections

As many as 42% of French people interviewed by the BVA institute expressed a lack of interest in the upcoming 2019 EU parliamentary elections, six percentage points more than in the previous poll in March. EURACTIV France’s media partner La Tribune reports.
EU Elections 2019 01-03-2019

Le Pen’s Rassemblement National continues to puzzle pollsters

Considered the favourite for the European elections in the autumn polls, the far-right Rassemblement National party of Marine Le Pen is now predicted to finish in second place with 20% of voting intentions, behind Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 04-01-2017

Top French paper drops polls after forecast failures

A leading French newspaper said Tuesday (3 January) it had decided to stop publishing political polls, which have been widely criticised for failing to predict the biggest shocks of the last year.