French president-elect Francois Hollande waves to crowds gathered to celebrate his election victory in Bastille Square in Paris, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Hollande defeated outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France's next president, Sarkozy conceded defeat minutes after the polls closed. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
UNDATED (CBS) -- France and Greece voted out their leaders and voters in Italy are also going to the polls.
The election cost French president Nicolas Sarkozy his job. Voters elected socialist Francois Hollande who has drama in his private life. He left his partner of thirty-years, the last Socialist candidate for president, Segolene Royal for a reporter.
In Greece, Sunday's election has resulted in a split Parliament, where no party looks like it'll be able to form a government. and turnout was low as Italians voted in local elections considered the first test for the Prime Minister since he was named to save the country from its debt crisis.