Marine Le Pen SURGES to record 47 PER CENT weeks out from French election – poll

Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen is expected to make it through the first round of voting [GETTY]

 

MARINE Le Pen surge has continued as she reached a record high of 47 per cent in the polls – just weeks away from the French presidential election.

The Front National leader rose from her previous high of 45 per cent to 47 per cent in a head-to-head second round battle against conservative candidate Francois Fillon, according to a Ifop poll.

Fillon’s lead against Le Pen dropped to 53 per cent as the gap closes between the two candidates. Continue reading