Hollande's Choice of Prime Minister Will be Crucial: Analyst

12:00 PM ET Fri, 4 May 2012

Antonio Barroso, analyst for Europe at Eurasia Group, told CNBC, "If Sarkozy wins I think we can expect pretty much that he is going to stick to the status quo, same policy measures that he has been implementing to date. In the case of Hollande it is going to be very difficult to know until the legislative elections as he wants a majority in that parliament."