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  10/17/2011, Tishrei 19, 5772

Hollande Wins French Socialist Party Primaries

François Hollande won the primaries of the French Socialist Party on Sunday, defeating his party rival, Martine Aubry.

According to primary results, Hollande received 56 percent of the votes while Aubry, who has conceded defeat, received 44 percent. Hollande will face off against President Nicolas Sarkozy in the presidential elections in April 2012.