Definitive presidential vote results

23rd April 2007, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, April 23, 2007 (AFP) - Right-wing candidate Nicolas Sarkozy won 31.18 percent of the vote and the Socialist Segolene Royal 25.87 percent, according to the definitive results released Monday for round one of France's presidential election.

PARIS, April 23, 2007 (AFP) - Right-wing candidate Nicolas Sarkozy won 31.18 percent of the vote and the Socialist Segolene Royal 25.87 percent, according to the definitive results released Monday for round one of France's presidential election.

Centrist candidate Francois Bayrou got 18.57 percent and far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen 10.44 percent.

The last released figures did not include the vote of some 800,000 expatriates.

Here is the full list of 12 candidates and their percentage scores.


Olivier Besancenot     4.08 percent

Marie-George Buffet    1.93 percent

Gerard Schivardi       0.34 percent

Francois Bayrou       18.57 percent

Jose Bove              1.32 percent

Dominique Voynet       1.57 percent

Philippe de Villiers   2.23 percent

Segolene Royal        25.87 percent

Frederic Nihous        1.15 percent

Jean-Marie Le Pen     10.44 percent

Arlette Laguiller      1.33 percent

Nicolas Sarkozy       31.18 percent.


The turn-out was 83.77 percent, just below the record set in 1965.


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Subject: French news

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