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GEOPOLITICAL GURU: Here Are The 3 Potential Outcomes If Hollande Becomes The Next President Of France

Yesterday's French election as expected saw president Nicolas Sarkozy headed for the May 6 run-off with his main challenger, the Socialist candidate Francois Hollande. This has been the first time in 54 years that the incumbent has failed to win the first round. Opinion polls in the run up to the election have shown Hollande to be a round-two favorite. But in his latest report, Alastair Newton, Nomura's senior political analyst says that the second round could be influenced by the latest Ifop poll which suggests that 50 percent of Le Pen's supporters will now vote for Sarkozy, and about 33 percent will vote for Hollande.
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Business & Finance / Economics : Wall Street Journal Economics Blog (5 years ago)

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News / International Affairs : World from Newser (5 years ago)

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News : Huffington Post (7 years ago)

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