(Telegraph) Nicolas Sarkozy closes gap on Francois Hollande in final polls

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The final polls before France's presidential election on Sunday show President Nicolas Sarkozy making up ground on Socialist challenger Francois Hollande - but still predict a Hollande victory.

Mr Sarkozy on Friday predicted a "surprise" and Mr Hollande urged his voters to avoid complacency as the bitter campaign neared its climax, driven by fears about joblessness, immigration and France's economic future.

A poll by the BVA agency shows 52.5 percent support for Hollande and 47.5 percent for Sarkozy. A poll by the agency CSA shows 53 percent for Hollande and 47 percent for Sarkozy.

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Posted May 4, 2012 at 5:02 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Ad Orientem wrote:

Sarkozy is toast, you can stick a fork in him. Europe (especially Germany) is about to get a very big surprise.

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