Hollande Continues To Lead Sarkozy In French Presidential | Talking Points Memo

Current French President Nicolas Sarkozy still looks to be in trouble for re-election, as Social Party candidate Francois Hollande is up by 16 points in a direct matchup against him. France uses a two round system in their Presidential matchup, with an initial round of voting, and if no candidate gets more than 50 percent plus 1 vote, then a second round takes place weeks later between the top two voter-getters.

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