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French Elections - French Presidential Elections

There are six different kinds of elections in France. Learn about the candidates, platforms, and results.

2010 Regional Elections
Introduction to the different kinds of elections in France and a look at the results of the 2010 regional elections.

2007 French Presidential Election Results
Results of the 2007 French presidential elections.

2007 French Presidential Elections
At the time of this discussion, there were some problems with the normal electoral process, including an important candidate not meeting the requirements to be on the ballot. Learn more in this listening comprehension exercise.

Nicolas Sarkozy for President
Nicolas Sarkozy was one of the front-runners in the 2007 French presidential election. Learn about his platform and pro-American stance.

Nicolas Sarkozy
Official Facebook page of the 2007-2012 French president.

Ségolène Royal - présidente ?
Ségolène Royal is a socialist and worked hard to become France's first female president. Learn about her platform and her struggle in this discussion.

Ségolène Royal
Official website of the 2007 French presidential election candidate.

Pardon My French: Bloggers Debate France's Presidential Candidates
Read about the effects of bloggers on the French presidential elections.

Le web français s'empare de la campagne présidentielle
Les bloggeurs discutent des élections françaises.

François Bayrou
Official website of the 2007 French presidential election candidate.

Jean-Marie Le Pen
In 2002, a political earthquake rocked France as racist Front National head Jean-Marie Le Pen won the first round of the presidential elections.

José Bové
Official website of the 2007 French presidential election candidate.

2007 elections: Ségo or Sarko?
Who do you think will win round 2 of the French presidential elections?

2007 elections: Who will/would you vote for?
If you're French, who will you vote for? If not, who would you like to see become the next president of France?

2007 elections: Who do you think will win?
Regardless of your personal feelings about the candidates, who do you think will win?

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