Meet the most influential figures in the Jewish world
Hollande wins 27.5 pct, Sarkozy 26.6 pct of French vote
ByREUTERS
April 22, 2012 22:33

PARIS - French Socialist challenger Francois Hollande won 27.5 percent and conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy 26.6 percent of votes in the first round of France's presidential election based on a tally of 34 percent of ballots, official data showed.

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen won 19.9 percent, while far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon had 10.4 percent and centrist Francois Bayrou 9.2 percent.



Earlier projections based on initial vote counts by polling agencies gave a range of between 28.4 and 29.3 percent for Hollande, between 25.5 and 27 percent for Sarkozy and 18.2 to 20.0 percent for Le Pen.

Read full story here.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
February 23, 2017
Protecting Trump Tower cost NY City $24 mln from election to inauguration

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 6 - 17
    Beer Sheva
    9 - 17
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 7 - 15
    Jerusalem
    8 - 15
    Haifa
  • 11 - 22
    Elat
    8 - 19
    Tiberias