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Les hauts et les bas du vote Le Pen 2002

Abstract : From three rounds of the 2002 French electoral panel, this study seeks to understand how the Far Right approached 20% of the votes cast in the first round of the presidential election of 2002 and fell to 12% in the first round of legislative elections. The characteristic features of Le Pen voters had not changed: authoritarian and ethnocentric, poorly educated, predominantly male and working class. Their rising number was due to Le Pen’s breakthrough in the rural agricultural world and among the over-fifties and the right-wing leaners, thanks to a campaign focused on insecurity and to the wearing out of the mainstream parties. But Le Pen still suffered from his lack of political legitimacy and credibility, and the 1999 split broke the partisan dynamic. The “Le Pen effect” was no longer supported by the “FN effect.”
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Nonna Mayer. Les hauts et les bas du vote Le Pen 2002. Revue Francaise de Science Politique, 2002, 52 (5), pp.505 - 520. ⟨10.3917/rfsp.525.0505⟩. ⟨hal-03462353⟩



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