Sarkozy faces party revolt over primary election ban of internet vote

Ex-president, now head of conservative opposition, angers rivals by disallowing expats to vote online to pick party's presidential election candidate.

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Rivals of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy were on the warpath this week after his Les Républicains party followed his call as leader to change the way expatriates will vote in primary elections to pick its presidential candidate, reports Radio France Internationale.