ADVERTISING
 
Wednesday, December 19   Sign in or Register
 
Evangelical Focus
 
Flecha
 
ADVERTISING
 
 
FOLLOW US ON
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google +
  • Instagram
  • Soundcloud
 

Newsletter
Newsletter, sign up to receive all our News by email.
 
 

POLL
Media
Do the media in your country usually portray evangelical Christians accurately?



SEE MORE POLLS
 

 
TOP 10 MOST VIEWED



Elections in France
 

Protestants, the faith confession that most clearly supported Macron

Fillon received support from Catholics, whereas Mélenchon did well among Muslims and atheists. Le Pen tries to win support from all social groups.

SOURCES Pélerin, blogdesebastienfath.com AUTHOR Evangelical Focus PARIS 04 MAY 2017 17:49 h GMT+1
carte electorale, france The French will elect their President in the second round.

The French will choose their next president in the second round election on Sunday, 7 May. After a televised debate between the two final candidates, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will fight for the vote of all social groups during the last days of the campaign.



A survey by IFOP for Pèlerin Magazine analysed the support the candidates received in the first round, in which centrist Emmanuel Macron got 24% of the total vote, followed by far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (21%), conservative François Fillon (20%), leftist Jean-Luc Mélenchon (19%) and socialist Benoit Hamon (6%).



 



Votes according to faith. / Pèlerin Magazine



Protestants, which include evangelical Christians, mainly supported Emmanuel Macron (30%) ahead of Fillon (20%), Le Pen (20%) and Mélenchon (16%).



 



The vote for Macron. / Pèlerin Magazine



According to the survey, the Protestant support for Macron was the highest of any faith group.



Roman Catholics preferred Fillon (28%), followed by Macron (22%) and Le Pen (22%) and Mélenchon (14%).



 



The vote for Le Pen. / Pèlerin Magazine



Muslims mainly supported Mélenchon (37%), Macron (24%), Hamon (17%) and Fillon (10%).



Those with no faith supported Mélenchon (28%), Macron (24%) and Le Pen (23%).



 



EVANGELICALS CALLED TO VOTE



The National Council of Evangelicals in France (CNEF) issued a “convictions” document ahead of the election, commenting from a Christian point of view on issues like freedom of worship and speech, Dignity of the human being, Education and the protection of the environment.



The European Evangelical Alliance (EEA) also expressed its concern after the rise of “populism” and called Christians to pray “for the emergence of healthy political figures”.


 

 


0
COMMENTS

    If you want to comment, or

 



 
 
YOUR ARE AT: - - Protestants, the faith confession that most clearly supported Macron
 
ADVERTISING
 
 
 
AUDIOS Audios
 
Nominal Christianity, a mission field for the church Nominal Christianity, a mission field for the church

An interview with Lars Dahle, of the Steering Committee of the Lausanne Movement Global Consultation on Nominal Christianity held in Rome.

 
Ruth Valerio: A lifestyle that cares about creation Ruth Valerio: A lifestyle that cares about creation

Are Christians called to make a difference in environmental care? What has creation care to do with "loving our neighbours"? An interview with the Global Advocacy and Influencing Director of Tearfund.

 
Kathy Bryan: Online sex trafficking in the USA Kathy Bryan: Online sex trafficking in the USA

“Prostitution is nobody’s dream,  it’s a very traumatic lifestyle”, says Kathy Bryan, director of the Elevate Academy. She mentors former victims.

 
PICTURES Pictures
 
Bulgaria: Evangelicals ask government to protect religious minorities Bulgaria: Evangelicals ask government to protect religious minorities

Christians rallied in Sofia on November 18 to defend their rights. It is the second Sunday of peaceful demonstrations against a new religion draft law that could severely restrict religious freedom and rights of minority faith confessions.

 
Photos: #WalkForFreedom Photos: #WalkForFreedom

Abolitionists marched through 400 cities in 51 countries. Pictures from Valencia (Spain), October 20.

 
Photos: Reaching people with disabilities Photos: Reaching people with disabilities

Seminars, an arts exhibition, discussion and testimonies. The European Disability Network met in Tallinn.

 
Photos: Hope for Europe Photos: Hope for Europe

Unity in Diversity is the theme of the conference. Representatives of Evangelical Alliances and many other church leaders gathered in Tallinn (Estonia).

 
VIDEO Video
 
Bulgarian evangelicals ask politicians to defend “basic freedoms” Bulgarian evangelicals ask politicians to defend “basic freedoms”

Protests and prayers continue in Bulgaria for the sixth week.

 
What are the benefits of the whole family being on mission? What are the benefits of the whole family being on mission?

“We’re not taking energy from my ministry when we care for our family in missional kind of ways”, says President of Josiah Venture Dave Patty.

 
“We need prayers for Bulgaria” “We need prayers for Bulgaria”

An interview with Pastor Vlady Raichinov, Vice President of the Bulgarian Evangelical Alliance.

 
‘Mediterráneo’ ‘Mediterráneo’

“Something will change if you have hunger and thirst for justice”, sings Spanish artist Eva Betoret in a song about the refugee crisis.

 
 
Follow us on Soundcloud
Follow us on YouTube
 
 
WE RECOMMEND
 
PARTNERS
 

 
AEE
EVANGELICAL FOCUS belongs to Areópago Protestante, linked to the Spanish Evangelical Alliance (AEE). AEE is member of the European
Evangelical Alliance and World Evangelical Alliance.
 

Opinions expressed are those of their respective contributors and do not necessarily represent the views of Evangelical Focus.