The votes of the change

The votes of the change

Paris : France | Apr 22, 2012 at 6:11 PM PDT
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On 22.4, the French voters to vote within a presidential election and all expectations are against incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy.

If no candidate won enough votes to win the race immediately, will enter the second round, scheduled to take place on 6.5. Present in Paris these days will easily recognize the presidential election was the subject mentioned most. But French voters' attitudes are very different. Most supporters of the ruling UMP party have expressed such "dark" before the prediction is very detrimental to current President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Chat with PV Youth, Ms. Claudine, an Air France employee sighed, "My family always vote for the right. Today, President Sarkozy held a meeting at the Concorde Square, my son has attended. This is the first time it is to vote and hope the boy is still very much but I think it would be difficult. " All survey results have indicated if they pass the first round he would defeat Sarkozy in round 2 before the Socialist Party candidate François Hollande.For the description - organic

Although appreciated, but to the final rally before the vote yesterday, Mr. Hollande remains "vigilant" and said only view the survey results is the motivation for the campaign. Above all, the Socialist Party members not to forget "disaster" on 22.4.2002 when the candidate extreme right party National Front (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen unexpectedly reached a higher number of shares prior to exploration 3.3% and the type of candidates are socialist Lionel Jospin was then (less than 1.8% of exploration). However, many people still believe that this year will continue to witness the confrontation described - the traditional friendship between the UMP and the Socialists.

Sarkozy himself has not given up hope to hold another term Élysée again. He was definitely "be eaten whole, falls to zero" when disclaiming political failure and continue to call on voters' choices about the future direction "to prevent the left-wing victory.

Hard talk like that, but who also understand the current French president is in extremely difficult circumstances. Before the confrontation with the Socialist Party candidate Mr Sarkozy has been "knocked" by a serious competitor and the other is the crisis and recession. To fill the petrol tank, the French biting accept that 1.63 euro / liter. Prices of capital goods most of the increased fuel prices, will certainly also "team" to elect Sarkozy once and for increased application of VAT legislation. French exports benefited from the economic open-door policy within the EU, but many people see this country being of human resources from the East European countries competition for employment.

President Sarkozy has focused on building election platform around the traditional values ​​of right-wing. Not only that, he continues to pursue strategies to win the party's voters less extreme right FN.Ruling party candidates repeatedly made statements, said colored nationalist critics as bringing food for Muslims in the cafeteria of the school or some Muslim women not accept male doctors in the hospital treatment ... However, the extreme right voters proved fed up with "copy" and go back to "original" is a candidate Marine Le Pen's FN party.

Sa the ruling party is an opportunity for the other party, led by the Socialists, select the topic "comprehensive change" or more extreme as the "anti-Sarkozy"-focused campaign. François Hollande candidates are increasingly showing a picture of a future president, both spoke about how each posture, gesture. He was not afraid to aggressively attack the subject of rival Sarkozy forte such as security, foreign policy, and reaffirmed by a left-wing politicians to discuss issues of social equality, the law , the separation between religion and politics ...

However, due to focus on some key issues the candidates should have ignored or overlooked the important topics such as environment, international relations outside Europe, cultural diversity ... That can bind with François review Bougon journalist with Le Monde's Youth "this campaign reflects a France that was too much concern, especially for young people with unstable future and unemployment is rising. "

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Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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