Philippe Poutou – Nouveau Parti Anticapitaliste

Philippe Poutou is the official candidate of the New Anticapitalist Party (Nouveau Parti anticapitaliste or NPA). It is the second time the trade unionist and car factory worker has been selected as the candidate for the NPA. Five years ago, suffering from the competition with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, he received 1.5% of the popular vote in …

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Jean Lassalle – Résistons !

Originally a farmer, Jean Lassalle became mayor of his town of Lourdios-Ichère in the South-West of France in 1977 and then deputy in 2002. He created his party in 2016 called “Resist” and is running for the first time for president at 61. His programme Lassalle wants to dedicate 44 billion euros of the budget …

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François Fillon

On Sunday 27 August, François Fillon announced he would participate in the Républicains primaries in order to run for the 2017 Presidential Elections. The 62-year-old served as Prime Minister from 2007-2012 under Nicolas Sarkozy and is a member of Les Republicains. Fillon has filled several ministerial posts, including Minister of Social Affairs, Labour and Solidarity …

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Yannick Jadot : EELV (The Greens)

History The EELV is a centre-left political party in France created on 13th November 2010. The party was formed following the union of the Green Party and Europe Ecology, to include new activists who joined after the 2009 European elections. Previously, the ecologist political landscape was solely made up of the Green Party, created in …

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