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French Presidential Election 2012

France: good start, but not all over yet

April 23, 2012

We now know that 6 May’s second round runoff for the French presidency will between Francois Hollande (aka Monsieur Normal/ Monsieur Flanby) and Nicholas Sarkozy.  For the first time in French presidential elections, the incumbent finished second in the first round, with Sarkozy half a million votes behind Hollande.  The only previous incumbent to lose, […]

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Week 16: Hero – Francois Hollande

April 22, 2012

This week, our award for the greatest hero of the last seven days goes to French presidential hopeful, Francois Hollande. With today’s first round of the French presidential elections, there could be only one possible hero of the week here at All That’s Left.  Step forward, Monsieur Normal. Polling suggests that the first round will […]

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French Presidential Elections 2012 Update: The Socialist Party Primary

September 16, 2011

Yesterday saw the first American style television debate between the six candidates vying for the Socialist Party nomination to win the right to challenge Nicolas Sarkozy in the French Presidential Election next year.  The candidate will be decided in early October, with the first round of the general election on 22 April 2012 and the second […]

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