Two in race for president

PARIS - France's presidential election yesterday looked more like a two-horse race, with the frontrunners, rightist Nicolas Sarkozy and leftist Segolene Royal, battling for supremacy.

PARIS - France's presidential election yesterday looked more like a two-horse race, with the frontrunners, rightist Nicolas Sarkozy and leftist Segolene Royal, battling for supremacy.

An opinion poll published in the daily newspaper Le Parisien suggested that Sarkozy and Royal will cruise past their rivals in the April 22 first round vote and then tie in the run-off ballot on May 6. - Reuters

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