This is The Matter of Perspective - geopolitical podcast of the Danube Institute. In this episode we touch upon the questions related to the French presidential elections, the two rounds of which are taking place on 10, and on 24 April. We discuss the current statistics revealing voting intentions of the French population and compare the popularity and electoral chances of the candidates. Our invited speakers in this episode are Thibaud Gibelin, Essayist and Visiting Fellow at the Matthias Corvinus Collegium; and Eszter Petronella Soós expert on French politics, she teaches at the Milton Friedman university, and is the editor of Franciapolitika.com. The moderator of the discussion is Fanni Korpics, Research Fellow at the Danube Institute.