The campaign for the Elysée is now launched on the right with the formalization of seven candidates for the primary organized by Republicans (LR), the 20 and 27 November, the scenario for the announced time a duel between Nicolas Sarkozy and Alain Juppe.
The High Authority of the primary validated Wednesday the nominations of former President Sarkozy and former prime ministers Alain Juppe and Francois Fillon. Ditto for the only woman in the running, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, as well as Bruno Le Maire, Jean-Francois Cope and Jean-Frédéric Poisson.

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The nomination of Hervé Mariton has instead been invalidated “after comprehensive audit” of all the sponsors, announced Anne Levade President of the High Authority. These are the members who have been lacking sponsorships.
This marks the start of the official campaign of the primary open to all voters, new exercise in the history of the French right, the winner of which will run for the succession of François Hollande at the Elysee Palace, with the threatening competition of National Front Marine Le Pen.

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Anne Levade, president of the High Authority of the primary, when announcing the formalization of applications September 21, 2016 in Paris


In reality, the candidates are already campaigning for weeks, multiplying meetings, visits to contractors or farmers, publishing books or pamphlets detailing their project.
From hole to hole, Alain Juppe was given winner in the second round but according to a Harris Interactive survey released September 15, Nicolas Sarkozy is now on a par with him in the first round (37% each).
In terms of popularity, the mayor of Bordeaux is also the favorite in the polls all parties, according to a survey released Tuesday Odoxa (39%, +4), when the former head of state only collects 23% (without change).

Three debates

The vote will take place over two rounds on 20 and 27 November. 10.228 polling stations will be installed in the territory (schools, town halls …), all open from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m..

Three debates will be organized for the first round: the first on 13 October (TF1, RTL, Le Figaro), will focus on “the major concerns of the French” economic and social (unemployment, employment, taxation. ..) and security (anti-terrorism, Islam, Daech …). The other two debates will be held on November 3 (iTELE, BFMTV, RMC) and 17 November (France 2, Europe1, regional daily press).
As was the case for the Socialist primary of 2011, all French registered on the electoral roll can vote. It will cost two euros per round. They will also be asked to sign a charter in which they declare “respect republican values of the right and center.”
For others, “as of September 30 will be available on our website a little search engine that will allow everyone through intelligence of his election address to know in which primary poll he can go and vote,” said Ms. Levade.

Under chairman of Christian Democratic Party, Mr. Fish was released from sponsorships. But others had to deliver the signatures to the High Authority at least 2,500 members and 250 elected officials (including twenty parliamentarians minimum).
NKM, the only woman in the competition, had met all its sponsorships (250 including 20 elected MPs and 2,500 members) in extremis, hours before the close of registration on 9 September.
For the two months of the campaign, candidates are subject to a ceiling of $ 1.5 million
As of Thursday will open the “pre-registration” for electronic voting from abroad French and youth under 18 years.

For others, “as of September 30 will be available on our website a little search engine that will allow everyone through intelligence of his election address to know in which primary poll he can go and vote,” said Ms. Levade.

Under chairman of Christian Democratic Party, Mr. Fish was released from sponsorships. But others had to deliver the signatures to the High Authority at least 2,500 members and 250 elected officials (including twenty parliamentarians minimum).
NKM, the only woman in the competition, had met all its sponsorships (250 including 20 elected MPs and 2,500 members) in extremis, hours before the close of registration on 9 September.

For the two months of the campaign, candidates are subject to a ceiling of $ 1.5 million.

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