Zone Industrielle des Vignes in Bobigny (Seine-SaintDenis), Friday morning. At the time of the coffee break, Valérie Pécresse, sobre tailor and impeccable brushing, circulates, smiling, in the middle of the employees of the company of MGB Carmine. Visibly at ease, the UMP candidate for the regional in Ile-de-France Ecstasy before the performance of the "gun without fog" and listen without denies the grievances of managers against tax transport, "too expensive", and "inflation of regulations". Not to mention, in return, extol the merits of his project of "microcredit" for SMEs "as Angela Merkel" is, "it also" launch. The audience seems to be conquered. Carmine, family business, "perfectly embodies the values of the right: work, merit and the notion of transmission", welcomed Bruno Beschizza, head of the departmental list in Seine-Saint-Denis. A breath of oxygen in a campaign, since the beginning, has nothing of a party of pleasure.
The great Paris VRP
Designated last March after a primary very tense with Roger Karoutchi, Valérie Pécresse has indeed never been really adoubée this Parisian right that it pay its proximity to Jean-François Copé. Officially, all the support, evidenced by the host of guests at its meetings, or the Forum signed Thursday last by 815 interntional elected. But the constitution of its list took speeds of puzzle and some shed a severe look on his campaign. "Pécresse does not correspond to the majority electorate in Ile de France." "It corresponds to the electorate of the right but she nibbles not" at the centre and left, barking, fatalist, a Parisian framework of UMP who thinks the battle already lost.
At these any edge Cassandra Valérie Pécresse continues tirelessly against his desire to "compete". Insists that it has "major rebalancing East projects". Plays the VRP of the large Paris with a tireless force of conviction. And never fails to uncheck arrows at his rival, the elusive outgoing President Jean-Paul Huchon (PS), it makes it responsible for the "galley of transport" and "mismanagement" of the region.
The UMP candidate knows big plays. The victory would be a tremendous accelerator of career for this newcomer in politics (it is voted since 2002) which, if it succeeded the iconic University reform, not equal reputation one step Rama Yade or a Roselyne Bachelot.
Reserve of votes for Huchon
In an attempt to force the destiny, Valérie Pécresse practical method Coué with polls giving the each a little more losing week with a Jean-Paul Huchon that will have a beautiful reserve voice with Europe ecology. The latest TNS Sofres survey the credits of just 42 of the vote in the second round against 58 for his rival. It the scans for a back of hand. "The French enjoy lying polls, look at Jacques Chirac and Edouard Balladur, or even Lionel Jospin," insists the candidate, who wants to believe that everything is not played. "L es Ile-de-France are just starting to put themselves in the campaign, there is still a real lack of knowledge of subjects, but I think that in the end, they will be not fooled Jean-Paul Huchon policy", she says. It still three weeks to the tide.
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