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PARIS MAYOR REELECTED, GREEN WAVE IN FRANCE LOCAL ÉLECTIONS
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo declared victory in her reelection bid as municipal elections postponed by the coronavirus crisis have seen a strong breakthrough from the greens across the country.
Sunday’s voting also appears as a setback for French President Emmanuel Macron’s young centrist party, which was fielding municipal candidates for the first time and still lacks local roots across France. Hidalgo, a Socialist, largely beat conservative candidate Rachida Dati, according to estimates based on partial results. Read more HERE.