“Socialists biggest by far in Francophonia”

The Francophone broadcaster RTL has released the results of its exit poll for French-speaking Belgium.  The exit poll identifies Elio Di Rupo’s socialists of PS as the biggest party on 27% in Brussels and Wallonia. 

In this exit poll PM Michel’s liberals are second on 19.5%.  The greens of Ecolo fail to make the expected inroads and pick up 13.5%.

The Francophone broadcaster has also released the results of a forecast made by researchers at the Francophone Free University of Brussels.  In this forecast the PS is the biggest party in the regional and federal elections in the Brussels Region.  The greens of Ecolo and the liberals of MR are in second place with between 16% and 18%.