7:04 a.m .: Real kickoff of the quest for sponsorships
For all the candidates the week which opens should be that of the real kick-off of their quest for sponsorships, with the publication expected this Wednesday of the decree convening voters for the two rounds of April 10 and 24.
At each presidential election, the hunt for the 500 signatures of elected officials needed to compete is difficult for the majority of candidates, heavily consuming activists’ time, and sometimes undecided until the deadline, set this year by the Constitutional Council on 4 March at 6 p.m. sharp. Éric Zemmour, Marine Le Pen and Jean-Luc Mélenchon notably mentioned their difficulties in obtaining their sponsorships.
7:02 am: Macron talks about rurality, Roussel unveils his program
Emmanuel Macron is going to Limousin this Monday and Tuesday to present his results in the rural world, on subjects such as white areas, the return of public services or medical deserts, sensitive points as the presidential election approaches.
For his part, the communist candidate Fabien Roussel presents the proposals for his program at 11 a.m.
7:01 a.m.: Morning guests
On Public Sénat at 8 a.m. : Julien Bayou, national secretary EELV
On RTL from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. : Anne Hidalgo, candidate PS
On Sud Radio at 8:15 a.m. : Jordan Bardella, MEP and President of the RN
On CNEWS at 8:15 a.m. : Guillaume Peltier, Vice-president of Reconquête!
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