French EU referendum supporters make last-ditch effort

[JURIST] With the last ten opinion polls putting the no [Gaullist website] camp ahead, suggesting that the European Union constitutional treaty will be rejected when French voters go to the polls Sunday, those members of the yes [Ensemble pour le "oui" website] campaign not resigned to losing are desperate to reach undecided voters. Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin [Wikipedia profile] has said that with up to 20 percent of voters undecided it was foolish for the "Oui" camp to abandon hope. President Jacques Chirac [official website] is due to appear on television Thursday evening to urge voters to endorse the more democratic, better integrated EU he believes the constitution will provide. AFP has more.

 

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