France's National Front struggles to turn popularity into power

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Party's bid for power held back by distaste for its anti-immigration policies and election system that allows voters to block it from office.

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France's National Front scored its best ever local election result, but its hopes for power remain thwarted by widespread distaste for its anti-immigration policies and an election system that allows voters to block it from office, reports Reuters.