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French riot policemen stand guard in front of the campaign headquarters of David Rachline, France's far-right National Front political party member head of the list for municipal elections, after Rachline won in the second round in the French mayoral elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

French riot policemen stand guard in front of the campaign headquarters of David Rachline, France's far-right National Front political party member head of the list for municipal elections, after Rachline won in the second round in the French mayoral...more

French riot policemen stand guard in front of the campaign headquarters of David Rachline, France's far-right National Front political party member head of the list for municipal elections, after Rachline won in the second round in the French mayoral elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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A woman holds her ballot in this illustration photo, before she cast her vote in a polling station during the second round of the French elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A woman holds her ballot in this illustration photo, before she cast her vote in a polling station during the second round of the French elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A woman holds her ballot in this illustration photo, before she cast her vote in a polling station during the second round of the French elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Women react in front of the campaign headquarters of David Rachline, France's far-right National Front political party member and head of the list for municipal elections, after Rachline won in the second round in the French mayoral elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Women react in front of the campaign headquarters of David Rachline, France's far-right National Front political party member and head of the list for municipal elections, after Rachline won in the second round in the French mayoral elections in...more

Women react in front of the campaign headquarters of David Rachline, France's far-right National Front political party member and head of the list for municipal elections, after Rachline won in the second round in the French mayoral elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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A voter leaves a polling booth in as he prepares to cast his ballot during the second round of the French municipal elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A voter leaves a polling booth in as he prepares to cast his ballot during the second round of the French municipal elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A voter leaves a polling booth in as he prepares to cast his ballot during the second round of the French municipal elections in Frejus March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, conservative UMP political party candidate for the mayoral election, exits the voting booth as she arrives to cast her ballot at a polling station in Paris March 30, 2014. The French go to the polls to cast votes in the second round 2014 Municipal elections on Sunday to elect city mayors and councillors for a six-year term. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, conservative UMP political party candidate for the mayoral election, exits the voting booth as she arrives to cast her ballot at a polling station in Paris March 30, 2014. The French go to the polls to cast votes in the...more

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, conservative UMP political party candidate for the mayoral election, exits the voting booth as she arrives to cast her ballot at a polling station in Paris March 30, 2014. The French go to the polls to cast votes in the second round 2014 Municipal elections on Sunday to elect city mayors and councillors for a six-year term. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Journalists watch as Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet (C), conservative UMP political party candidate for the mayoral election, prepares to cast her ballot in Paris, March 30, 2014. The French go to the polls to cast votes Sunday in the second round of 2014 municipal elections to elect city mayors and councillors for a six-year term. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Journalists watch as Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet (C), conservative UMP political party candidate for the mayoral election, prepares to cast her ballot in Paris, March 30, 2014. The French go to the polls to cast votes Sunday in the second round of...more

Journalists watch as Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet (C), conservative UMP political party candidate for the mayoral election, prepares to cast her ballot in Paris, March 30, 2014. The French go to the polls to cast votes Sunday in the second round of 2014 municipal elections to elect city mayors and councillors for a six-year term. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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