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France Election: Socialist François Hollande Defeats Sarkozy for Presidency

France was poised for major change Sunday night when Socialist candidate François Hollande looked set to beat conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in run-off balloting for France’s presidency. Initial results revealed at 8pm local time forecast Hollande beating Sarkozy by a seemingly insurmountable score of 51.9% to 48.1%. When that result is confirmed by the final [...]
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