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Presidential Elections

Published on November 23, 2007

The President is chosen by direct universal suffrage for a five-year renewable term in a two-ballot majority poll. Candidates must be sponsored by at least 500 national and/or local elected representatives.

2012 Presidential Election
M. François HOLLANDE: 51.6% (elected President of the Republic)
M. Nicolas SARKOZY: 48.4%

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