Ségolene Royal vs. Nicolas Sarkozy

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Shaping French Foreign policy for the next 5 years: Ségolene Royal vs. Nicolas Sarkozy.

Shaping French Foreign policy for the next 5 years: Ségolene Royal vs. Nicolas Sarkozy. On 22 April 2007, the first round of the French presidential elections, widely regarded as the most unpredictable in years, resulted in the selection of two candidates for the run-off on 6 May 2007. With an exceptionally high turnout (almost 85%), French voters set the scene for a classic left-right contest between the socialist candidate, Ségolène Royal (25.87%) and the centre-right/Gaullist candidate, Nicolas Sarkozy (31.18%).

 

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