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France – Sarkozy’s rating goes up

Monday, April 30, 2012

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The rating of the incumbent French president Nicolas Sarkozy who is running for re-election has gained 2 points. According to polls, 46% would vote for him at the May 6 second round.

Sarkozy’s rival Socialist François Hollande has been supported by 54% of the respondents .

On May 2, the candidates will have a 2,5 –hour live debates that are expected to  be watched by some 20 mln people.

They will speak about a  number of burning issues, including economy, unemployment, the public debt, immigration, education and foreign policy.


Apr 29, 2012