Bet on the election of Valérie Pécresse

Odds and predictions for UMP candidate Valérie Pécresse:
Online betting on politics and the future president of France in 2022

Valerie Pecresse

The 2022 presidential elections are already in the spotlight. This will be a test for the “new normal”. The French have not yet had the opportunity to vote since the start of the health crisis. They will have to adapt to new ways of voting, remotely and with masks. The presidential election is always a major event in France, so it is important to follow the polls and bet on the candidate who is most likely to succeed Macron.

This year, many candidates are on the starting line. Some are better known than others. Betting on Valérie Pécresse, for example, is a safe bet because she has been in politics for a long time and she has her supporters. She was mayor of Versailles from 2002 to 2016, then president of Île-de-France until 2020.

Presidential 2022: Valérie Pécresse's notes and predictions

Valérie Pécresse made the decision to run for president after having been a member of several political parties during her career: UDF, UMP then Les Républicains. She was part of Nicolas Sarkozy's government when he became French president in 2007. In 2017, she openly supported Emmanuel Macron during the presidential campaign.

Biography of Valérie Pécresse to bet well!

Valerie Pécresse born Valérie Roux (Neuilly-sur-Seine, July 14, 1967) is a French politician. She is currently president of the Ile de France regional council.

On December 4, 2021, she was elected candidate in the 2022 French presidential election by the Republican Party, with 61 % votes against the 39 % obtained by Eric Ciotti in the second round of the primaries.


Auditor at the Council of State since 1992, she was an advisor to Jacques Chirac and taught at the Faculty of the Institute of Political Studies in Paris for six years. During the 2002 legislative elections, he was elected deputy for Yvelines and re-elected in 2007 and 2012. Minister of Higher Education and Research from 2007 to 2011, led the reform of university autonomy and was head of the UMP list in the 2010 regional elections in the Ile-de-France region. From 2011 to 2012, she was Minister of Budget, Public Accounts and State Reform and Government spokesperson. In December 2014, she was appointed coordinator of the 2015 regional elections and was head of the list of the Les Républicains party for the Ile-de-France region, which she won in the second round against the socialist candidate Claude Bartolone.

He was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) from 2002 to 2015 and of the Republicans (LR) until June 5, 2019, when he announced that he was leaving the party after the failure in the elections Europeans. (8.5% votes) and the resignation of Laurent Wauquiez. Pécresse then expressed his desire to “  rebuild the right, threatened with extinction " but of " outside “, leading his own Let's be free movement !.

Candidate for the 2022 presidential elections

On July 22, 2021, Valérie Pécresse announced her candidacy for the right-wing primaries with a view to the 2022 presidential election, declaring that she wanted to “restore French pride” and “bring order to France”. Candidate for the Republican Congress with the aim of nominating the party's presidential candidate, she resumed her party card in October 2021. On December 2, he came in second place in the first round of the congressional primaries, with 25 % of the vote, less than one point behind Eric Ciotti (25.59 %). After the results of the first round were announced before the second round, she received the support of Xavier Bertrand, Michel Barnier, and Philippe Juvin In the second round held on December 4, 2021, she was elected as a candidate for the 2022 French presidential election by the Republican Party, with 61% against 39% produced by Eric Ciotti.

Political positions

Declaring himself in favor of economic liberalism, he asserted in August 2021 that it was "two thirds Merkel, one third Thatcher".

As the 2022 presidential elections approach, he promised to reduce public spending and taxes through four major reforms: the elimination of 150,000 jobs in public administration, the transition to retirement at 65, the reduction unemployment benefits and separation from the state. from competing companies of which it is a minority shareholder.

Opposed to the bill on same-sex marriage in France, she participated in various demonstrations opposing same-sex marriage and same-sex parenthood between 2012 and 2013, notably led by La Manif pour tous. HAS

In 2021, he advocated for a more restrictive approach to the immigration issue, calling it “a great challenge for society”. In particular, it proposes the establishment of maximum annual immigration ceilings and stricter conditions for the issue of a residence permit, such as having "sufficient resources" (the amount of which would increase by 25 %), "proficiency in the French language” and “respect for secularism and the values of the Republic.” Finally, you wish to exclude from social assistance schemes people who have resided in France for less than five years.

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