5 charts showing where France’s National Front draws its support

Marine Le Pen, National Front candidate for the French presidential election, addresses supporters at the start of a conference in Nantes, France, on Feb. 26. (David Vincent/AP)

The first round of the French presidential election, which takes place this Sunday, will be the next big test of whether the kind of populist wave that swept Donald Trump into the White House and carried Britain out of the European Union can maintain its momentum. Five major candidates are competing to qualify for the May 7 second round, which will feature Sunday’s top two performers.

Current polls show a tight …read more

Source: Pew Research

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