Macron ranked first ahead of far right leader Marine le Pen.
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will go into Monday's first French presidential debate as clear frontrunners.
Exit polls for the Dutch election indicated that the party of current Prime Minister Mark Rutte would retain the largest number of seats.
The far-right, anti-Islam Dutch party leader has been gradually building a following and cultivating a career as one of Europe's most established populist politicians.
The poll showed the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany in third place.
The National Front leader called a new cold war with Russia the real threat.
Bayrou said at a press conference that the country was at "extreme risk" and needed what he described as an "exceptional response."
Polls failed to predict Brexit or Donald Trump, but online comments are full of the emotions that matter.
Some 66 percent of respondents in a new poll say the president made a mistake in inviting Trump to visit in August.
Michelle Obama was identified as the most "trusted messenger," according to the poll.