The gap between Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist François Hollande is now tantalisingly close, the latest confidential poll suggests, as voting begun voting in the final round of France's presidential elections. Convinced he can pull off the most spectacular turnaround in French presidential history, Mr Sarkozy is said to have phoned Edouard Balladur, a former prime minister, and said: "Something's happening mr prime minister, I assure you, Ifop says it's still doable for me.
PARIS - France voted in a presidential run-off election on Sunday that could see Socialist challenger Francois Hollande defeat incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy by capitalizing on public anger over the government's austerity policies. Read Post
Voters across France have begun casting ballots in a presidential run-off election that polls suggest will see Socialist challenger Francois Hollande defeat incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy after just one term. Read Post