Posts Tagged ‘Presidential elections in France’

France – “Hollande” – new France’s President

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Comments off

Vive Hollande!             Sarkozy   Baga!   
Denisova Olga (May 7, 2012 )

France has elected its new President – Francois Hollande who scored 51.67% defeating the incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy with 48.33%. Leftists took the helm again after a 17-year break. Sarkozy admitted his defeat and decided to quit big politics. Read more…

Sarkozy to sue Mediapart Internet portal

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Comments off

French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he will sue the Mediapart Internet portal, which made public a document in March whereby the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi allocated 50 million dollars for Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential election race. Read more…

France – Sarkozy’s rating goes up

Monday, April 30, 2012 Comments off

Photo: EPA

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. Read more…

Gaddafi put up 50M euro for Sarkozy’s presidential bid

Sunday, April 29, 2012 Comments off

Deceased Libyan Leader  Col. Muammar Gaddafi had agreed to fund French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 election campaign – to the tune of 50 million euro.

­The Paris-based investigative website Mediapart published “documentary evidence” that Gaddafi was ready to put forth tens of millions of dollars to see that Sarkozy won the French presidential race. Read more…

France’s Hollande urges stimulus policy

Thursday, April 26, 2012 Comments off

The French presidential candidate Francois Hollande vowed on Wednesday he would push for a renegotiation of the EU treaty. He said the pact should include measures to encourage economic growth, while maintaining fiscal discipline. Read more…

Far-right French voters to arbitrate heavyweight run-off – RT

Monday, April 23, 2012 Comments off

Marine Le Pen, National Front Party Candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, salutes supporters in Paris after early results in the first round vote of the 2012 French presidential election, April 22, 2012 (Reuters/Pascal Rossignol).

With the surprise breakthrough by the far-right in the first round of the French presidential poll, political pundits now say their supporters are in a key position to decide who becomes France’s next leader. Read more…

Hollande wins first round with 28.5 per cent

Monday, April 23, 2012 Comments off

By: RT

Photo: EPA

Francois Hollande has secured 28.5 per cent of the votes cast in the first round of the presidential elections, with half of the ballots counted. Nicholas Sarkozy is trailing his Socialist rival with 26 per cent of the vote. Read more…

France votes: Polls report solid turnout – RT

Sunday, April 22, 2012 Comments off

Millions of French have cast their votes at the polling stations to determine the future of France for the next five years. But do any of the 10 candidates offer a real solution to France’s actual problems? Read more…

Hollande in lead, but runoff likely in French poll

Sunday, April 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr.22, 2012

Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is apparently trailing Socialist challenger Francois Hollande in the first round of France’s presidential election, due to be held on Sunday. Read more…