Coming on 22nd is the first round of the French presidential elections.
her eare some recomended websites to follow the news.
A good introduction is the Conseil constitutionel dossier which the explains process. Élection présidentielle 2012
The other key government site is the Ministry of the Interior
Newspapers covering the election include:
Huffington Post French edition. – satire and news.
La présidentielle vue d'ailleurs": dessins de presse,
Courrier Internationale - offers summaries from major newspapers worldwide. translated into french.
Special search engine services.
Yahoo.fr.Access blogs, polls, canal + videos. Sections for candidates and themes.
Google France elections. Includes sections for themes, candidates, plus a YouTube elections section.
French TV and audio news.
Canalplus + TV, videos debates
France TV- links to coverage, polls and videos from main tv stations. English language coverage is available from Guardian.