France's Election Could Be Decided Six Months Early

  • Polls suggest Hollande doesn't stand a chance of re-election
  • The Republicans have 11 declared candidates plus Sarkozy

French President Francois Hollande.

Photographer: Guillaume Souvant/AFP via Getty Images

France’s next president won’t take office until May next year, but voters will have a pretty good idea who their next head of state will be a lot sooner than that.

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