Regional election rebuff for anti-immigrant National Front
Rout puts end to talk of French presidency for Marine Le Pen
The failure of Marine Le Pen’s National Front to win a single region in the runoffs puts an end – at least for the moment – to any talk of her becoming president of France.
Regional elections, with their low turnout and proportional system, favour insurgent parties such as the National Front, as shown by its strong showing in the first round a week ago. Yet in yesterday’s second round, voters from the...
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