Voters turned on and turned out for real politics
The interior ministry estimated turnout to be 85 per cent – the highest for decades.
Mr Sarkozy has campaigned on themes such as national identity, security and radical economic reforms, including curbing union powers, dropping social charges from those wanting to work longer than the 35-hour week and cutting punitive French taxes.
Calling Mr Cameron - the rush to occupy the centre ground by all parties means most feel disenfranchised and unwilling to vote.
Have some balls and define a real position that is different to the others.