Voters in France are casting ballots for their favorite among 10 candidates vying to become the country’s next leader. A second-round face-off is likely between incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist Francois Hollande. VOA’s Lisa Bryant talks with voters in Aulnay-sous-Bois, one of dozens of poor, immigrant-heavy Paris suburbs where many residents feel the candidates have ignored them.
But Hermemin believes Sarkozy will likely be elected to a second term. He says Hollande lacks leadership experience, which France’s current president has shown during difficult economic times.
Full article: France Holds Round One of Presidential Election (Voice of America)