Early returns in the first round of France’s municipal elections showed historic results for the anti-immigrant, anti-EU National Front Party. Conservative candidates were generally on their way to big gains as a record number of voters stayed away from the polls.
France’s far-right National Front party dealtÂ a major blow to the ruling SocialistsÂ SundayÂ after several of its candidatesÂ took prime position in the first round of local elections.
France is cooked. Its great to see that Le Pen gets a bit of support, but I’m not convinced she can change anything. In any case, we’ll keep an eye on it, lets see what happens next.