French regional election run-off tests far-right strength

December 13, 2015 10:57 AM

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French regional election run-off tests far-right strength

PARIS Voting began on Sunday in the runoffs for French regional elections that will show whether the far-right National Front can turn popularity into power.

French President Francois Hollande voted in his electoral home base in Tulle, southwest France, amid tight security after Islamic State militant attacks that killed 130 people in Paris a month ago.

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