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Tag: French local elections

  • Monday, March 30th 2015 - 06:32 UTC

    French local elections confirm come back of Sarkozy and containment of Marie Le Pen

    ”The French people have massively rejected the policies of (President) Francois Hollande and his government,” he told party supporters.

    The far-right National Front (FN) made only limited gains in French local elections won by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's conservatives. The anti-immigrant, anti-EU party is likely to have won up to 108 local council seats, from holding only one currently. But they will have too few in any one of the 102 “departements” to control any of them, updated Sunday exit polls showed.