A poll released by Ifop has revealed that 86 per cent of the French public say that “security and the fight against terrorism” is an important issue for how they will vote in the 2022 presidential elections.
The Ifop poll found that of those 86 per cent, 44 per cent said “the fight against insecurity” would be “completely important” to how they cast their vote. So-called “security and the fight against terrorism as well as the fight against [crime]” are set to be major issues at the ballot box.
For supporters of Marine Le Pen’s National Rally, 99 per cent said security issues were the main factor in their choice for the presidency, with 98 per cent of supporters of the centre-right Les Republicains saying the same thing, newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche reports.
Frédéric Dabi, director-general of Ifop, said of the results that “security is shaping up to