French Muslims said they felt like scapegoats before the election. So 93% voted for the socialist candidate.
France has the largest Muslim population in Western Europe.
Ninety-three percent of Muslim voters in France voted for the socialist candidate Hollande according to a recent poll.
Islam in Europe reported:
According to a poll by OpinionWay and Fiducial for Le Figaro, 93% of Muslims voted for Hollande. 7% voted for Sarkozy. The poll was conducted May 6th among 1000 voters.
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According to the polling agency, there are about 2 million Muslim voters. 59% of Muslims voted for Hollande in the first round. 23% voted for Jean-Luc Melenchon (Left Front) and 7% voted for François Bayrou (Democratic Movement). Sarkozy got 4% of the Muslim vote in the first round.