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# francois-bayrou - Monday 23 April, 2012

Hollande in the lead ahead of run-off vote with Sarkozy

The big shock of the night was the large chunk of support for the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

# francois-bayrou - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Turnout solid in first round of French presidential election

French voters turned out in high numbers to cast ballots in the first round of France’s presidential elections, which will result in two candidates being put forward for the final vote.

L'explainer: The candidates and issues in the French presidential election

France goes to the polls today in the first round of voting for the country’s next president. Can Nicolas Sarkozy secure a second term or will he be replaced in the Élysée? TheJournal.ie looks at the candidates and the issues…

# francois-bayrou - Friday 20 April, 2012

French presidential candidates make final push for votes

Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy faces a challenge to hold onto the presidency with polls showing that Socialist Francois Hollande is on course to win the election.

# francois-bayrou - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

'Oui, je suis candidat à l'élection présidentielle': Sarkozy confirms re-election bid

The French president has used Twitter and a TV interview to confirm he is running for a second term as president.