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French election campaign heats up before May 6 run-off

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President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist François Hollande are vying for votes ahead of a May 6 French presidential election run-off. With the first round of voting in French presidential elections over, and the second round just over a week away, the campaigns have released a range of ads and promotional material in a bid to gain the edge, in what is a very tight race. Winning over the far-right voters is a top priority. Current centre-right Sarkozy is trying to emphasise Hollande's proposals to turn far-right immigrant-wary National Front voters against him, but both candidates consider the 18 percent of the French electorate that cast their ballots for Marine Le Pen to be up for grabs.
President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist François Hollande are vying for votes ahead of a May 6 French presidential election run-off. With the first round of voting in French presidential elections over, and the second round just over a week away...
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