French elections 2012 (74 images)

France's incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy and his chief challenger for the presidency, Francois Hollande, face off in this year's election cycle.
Updated: May 7, 2012 at 9:50 AM
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The leader of the National Front party Marine Le Pen speaks to militants during a party rally on May Day ahead of the second round of votes for the presidential elections in Paris, France, May 1, 2012. Le Pen whose party came thrid with 18 percent of the bvotes in the first round of votes said she would vote blank. UPI/Eco Clement
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