Though defeated, the changing landscape of French and European politics more widely is demonstrated by data that shows Marine Le Pen received the backing of 44% of young French voters aged 18 – 24.
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— Bruno Jeanbart (@bjeanbart) May 7, 2017
OpinionWay data shows that the Le Pen was most popular amongst youngsters and that by comparison Emmanuel Macron receiving the backing of 80% of those aged 65 and over.
The incredible contrast demonstrates how increasingly it is young voters across the continent feeling the impact of mass migration and seeking candidates who will stand up for strong border controls and economic patriotism.