Harris Interactive Provides Most Accurate Prediction of French Election Results

Laurence Lavernhe

Paris, France; London, UK – 10th May, 2017 — Harris Interactive announces the company’s accurate prediction of the recent French election.


Within the framework of the second round of the French Presidential Election Sunday, May 7th, Harris Interactive provided an accurate estimation at 8:00 pm live onto M6, during the special edition of the 19.45 news program. The results of the ballot show the quality of the estimation provided by Harris Interactive, reflecting the rigorous work and expertise involved.  The level of accuracy displayed by Harris Interactive is unprecedented in recent elections.


In addition, Harris Interactive has been the only research agency to:

  • Interview almost 7,000 French people during the day of the ballot to understand voter intentions in the second round of this election
  • Interview more than 2,300 French people starting at 8pm, and within half an hour, to understand their spontaneous reactions, voting intentions within the framework of the first round of the legislatives elections and their expectations concerning the next Prime Minister, government and National Assembly. The speed of data collection was of paramount importance to obtaining accurate results


Harris Interactive, with its partner M6 television, allows viewers to have access to immediate, reliable, and comprehensive data.


Estimation and poll results are all available on our website www.harris-interactive.fr




About Harris Interactive France

Harris Interactive France is a historical market research player.

Managed by its founders Nathalie Perrio-Combeaux and Patrick Van Bloeme, the institute develops innovative qualitative and quantitative approaches, both in France and abroad.

Harris Interactive blends innovative technology and expert support beyond research, ensuring clients make impactful decisions to stay Ahead of What’s Next.Since July 2014, Harris Interactive Europe (including Harris Interactive France, UK and Germany) joined parent company ITWP allowing this international Group to extend its presence in the Market Research sector.


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Contact Harris Interactive en France :
39 rue Crozatier – 75012 Paris

Laurence Lavernhe – Head of Marketing & Communication – Tel: 01 44 87 60 94 – 01 44 87 60 30 – llavernhe@harrisinteractive.fr