Far-right leader Marine le Pen at a press conference in Toulon on June 17, 2021. Photo: AP Far-right leader Marine le Pen at a press conference in Toulon on June 17, 2021. Photo: AP
Far-right leader Marine le Pen at a press conference in Toulon on June 17, 2021. Photo: AP
France

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

  • Le Pen’s party could win a few regional councils, including the country’s second-most populous city and the French Riviera, according to recent surveys
  • The results will not necessarily translate into a breakthrough at the national level next April when voters will choose to keep President Emmanuel Macron or replace him

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Far-right leader Marine le Pen at a press conference in Toulon on June 17, 2021. Photo: AP Far-right leader Marine le Pen at a press conference in Toulon on June 17, 2021. Photo: AP
Far-right leader Marine le Pen at a press conference in Toulon on June 17, 2021. Photo: AP
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