Photo Gallery A Socialist Face in the Elysée

François Hollande defeated President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday, May 6. Initial exit polls say the Socialist narrowly defeated the incumbent, receiving 52 percent of the vote to Sarkozy's 48 percent.
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