Walloon is most popular politician in Flanders Author: MB

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Tue 17/10/2017 - 11:57 MB For the second time running, the Federal Prime Minister Charles Michel (Francophone liberal) is the most popular politician among the Flemings surveyed in our 6 monthly poll. This is despite not a single Fleming being able to vote for Mr Michel.

Meanwhile, the Flemish Education Minister Hilde Credits (Christian democrat) has moved up 2nd place in our pop poll, with the Federal Secretary of State responsible for asylum and migration Theo Franken (Flemish nationalist) coming in third.

The Federal Deputy Prime Minister Kris PEETERS (Flemish Christian democrat) is the fourth most popular politician in Flanders, while the leader of the Flemish nationalist party N-VA and Mayor of Antwerp Bart De Waver is the 5th most popular politician.

The leader of the Flemish socialists John Crombez is the most popular opposition politician in 16th place. This is just ahead of the green duo Wouter Van Besien and Meyrem Almaci. The far-right figurehead Filip Dewinter is 27th and the most popular politician of the far-right Vlaams Belang.

Maingain most popular in Brussels

According to our poll, the leader of the radical Francophile party Défi Olivier Maingain is the most popular politician in Brussels.

The Prime Minister Charles Michel (Francophone liberal) and his party colleague, the Foreign Minister Didier Reynders are 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Two socialist politicians from Wallonia, Paul Magnette and Rudy Demotte, are 4th a 5th respectively in our poll of the capital’s most popular politicians.