France's Greens hope to turn summer wave into ongoing tide

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Regional and presidential votes in next two years will prove an electoral test for Europe Écologie-Les Verts’s claim of an ‘historic turning point'.

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Regional and presidential polls over the next two years will show whether the “green wave” that surged through a swath of big French cities earlier this summer heralded a fundamental redrawing of the country’s politics – or a transitory ripple, reports The Guardian.