The 2012 French presidential election delivered its verdict on May 6, 2012. Francois Hollande collected 51.90% of the votes against 48.10% for incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy. Both happiness and sorrow is on display in online photos.
With 95 percent of the vote in, Socialist candidate Francois Hollande — tellingly nicknamed Flanby (pudding) by the right and Mr. Normal by himself — is officially France's new president. He beat heavyweight Nicolas Sarkozy 51.6 to ... Read Post
Washington (CNN) -- The French will vote next week to elect a new president. The April 22 election pits incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy against challenger Francois Hollande. Sarkozy, a conservative, argues that France did well compared wi... Read Post