France’s far-right politician Marine Le Pen could gain first victory in regional elections

//France’s far-right politician Marine Le Pen could gain first victory in regional elections

France’s far-right politician Marine Le Pen could gain first victory in regional elections

Marine Le Pen’s far-right party looks set to win control of at least one French region for the first time ever in elections starting on Sunday, in a sign her campaign is building momentum before next year’s presidential contest.Polls open at 8am, with the results expected to start trickling in at around 8pm. The second, and final, round is on June 27.Le Pen’s party could win a few regional councils, including Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur, the area around Marseille, the country’s second-most…

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