French far-right to win more towns in elections: exit polls

PARIS Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:09pm EDT

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PARIS (Reuters) - Candidates backed by France's far-right National Front (FN) party were on track to secure victories in the southern towns of Beziers and Frejus in local elections on Sunday, exit polls and partial tallies showed.

Amid broad dissatisfaction with President Francois Hollande's ruling Socialists, the FN already made a breakthrough in last week's first round of voting by winning power in the northern town of Henin-Beaumont.

(Reporting by Michel Rose; editing by Mark John)

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