In the battle of French presidential elections, Marine Le Pen, who took over the anti-immigration National Front in 2011, has suddenly record highest polling votes nearly 19 percent in the first round and left the Socialist Francois Hollande and conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy behind in the race polling.
Result of Polling on Sunday showed that Sarkozy who in his 54-year history of the present electoral system, has been faced first time defeat in the first round.
Sarkozy, running world’s fifth largest economy for five years, led behind Hollande by margin of 1.2 percent of votes as he got only 27 percent votes, less than four fifth numbers of votes in comparison of 28.2 percent by Hollande.
Low votes for Sarkozy is seemed as result of worst the euro currency crisis last year under his presidential system. In his speech, Hollande has blamed him for the parlous state of France’s public finances and for the rating downgrade.
In his speech to crowd he said, “My final duty, and I know I’m being watched from beyond our borders, is to put Europe back on the path of growth and employment.”
The Far-righter Le Pen target point is of jobs reservation for French nationals, removed the euro currency and restore monetary policy to Paris.
During her campaign she said, “This first round is the start of a vast gathering of right-wing patriots.”
Talking to media over his daughter’s result, Jean-Marie Le Pen, 83, said the National Front would now focus on winning seats in June parliamentary elections.
Sarkozy’s economic credibility and his vulgar style reasoned Sunday’s less vote record. Source reported that Sarkozy lose will be lose of first French president a re-election bid in more than 30 years.
However still Sarkozy has a chance to survive and go ahead as fight is between a one challenger not of nine in the first round.