ELECTIONS

FRENCH POLITICS…(AGAIN !)

AS REPORTED BY THE ECONOMIST, THE SOCIALIST PARTY OF FRANCOIS HOLLANDE, THE NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENT, WAS ON COURSE TO OBTAIN A SOLID MAJORITY IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, AFTER SECURING NEARLY 40% OF THE VOTE, WITH ITS GREEN ALLIES, IN THE FIRST ROUND OF VOTING IN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS.

THE CENTRE-RIGHT UMP GOT 34%.

TURNOUT WAS 57%, A RECORD LOW.

AS YOU WILL REMEMBER FRANCOIS HOLLANDE, THE LEFT-WING CANDIDATE TOOK 51.7% OF THE VOTE TO INCUMBENT NICOLAS SARKOZY’S ‘ 48.3%.

WE AT WWW.CONVERSATIONPRIVEE.COM ARE ALL THRILLED ABOUT THE SECOND ROUND TAKING PLACE ON SUNDAY 17 !

Source : The Economist

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