Sarkozy’s reelection in jeopardy
Gap with main challenger seems to be widening
Sarkozy is in deep trouble and is looking, for now, as if he could be the first one-term French president since 1981. He appears to be running neck and neck with his main challenger, the Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, in the first round of voting Sunday, when 10 candidates are competing. But all the opinion polls show Sarkozy losing to Hollande in a face-off two weeks later.