The National Front leads in the first round of the regional elections in France.
The results from the exit polls show that Marine Le Pen’s National Front is leading in 6 of the 12 regions. She and her niece Marion Le Pen are both taking more than 40% in their regions.
This is a clear victory for the National Front and Le Pen, who is going to run for presidency in 2017.
The official results are yet to be announced. The second round of the current regional elections will take place on December 13.
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